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Roanoke police investigating altercation that left one woman hospitalized

Roanoke, Virginia – The Roanoke Police Department is looking into an altercation that resulted in a woman being stabbed.
A shooting occurred in the 500 block of 8th Street Northwest on Thursday, Jan. 20 at about 3:10 p.m. According to police, their early investigation found that there had been a disagreement in another area, and that the individuals involved then moved the argument to a store off 8th Street NW, where it became a physical confrontation.
As a result of the stabbing, a woman received non-life-threatening injuries. The woman was brought to Carilion Memorial Hospital to be treated for her injuries.
The weapon was discovered by the police, but no one has been apprehended. If you have any information regarding this incident, you should contact the Roanoke Police Department at 540-344-8500 immediately. You have the option to remain anonymous.

Marco Harmon

I was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. I studied Communications Studies at Roanoke College, and I’ve been part of the news industry ever since. Visiting my favorite downtown Roanoke bars and restaurants with my friends is how I spend most of my free time when I'm not at the desk.

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