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Man hospitalized following a shooting in Roanoke, vehicles damaged

Roanoke, Virginia – After an early Saturday morning shooting in downtown Roanoke, a man is in the hospital.
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Williamson Road SE for a report of a person shot around 2:15 a.m.
Upon arrival at the scene, they found a man in a car in the neighborhood with what appeared to be a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Roanoke Fire-EMS took the man to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment, according to authorities.

Officers also reported that several cars were damaged in the shooting.

No suspects were located at the scene and no arrests have been made at this time and the investigation remains ongoing, according to authorities.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500.

Gayle Gordon

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