One person shot and injured in Roanoke


ROANOKE (WFXR)– The Roanoke City Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on Thursday afternoon.

Police got the call around 4:30 p.m. The incident happened in the 400 block of Harrison Avenue NW. 

When officers got on scene they found an adult male with a gunshot wound outside of a home. The man was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke Fire-EMS for treatment of what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540) 344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.


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