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Verbal dispute turned into a shooting, one hospitalized

Roanoke, Virginia – A man was wounded in a shooting in Roanoke on Saturday, October 30, at 12:30 a.m., according to police.
A disturbance was reported at 15th Street and Loudon Avenue NW, and police were dispatched at the scene.
Upon arrival officers discovered a man with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries outside of a property. The individual was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke Fire-EMS.
The incident happened outside a residence in the 1400 block of Loudon Avenue NW, according to investigators. A verbal dispute between the suspect and the victim, according to police, turned into a shooting.
No arrests have been made regarding this incident since no suspects were located at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about the shooting, please call (540) 344-8500.

Donald Wolfe

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