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Man arrested after firing shots from motel roof in Roanoke

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Police arrested a man who climbed on top of a motel and fired shots. The incident happened around PM Wednesday evening near the intersection of Peters Creek Road and Melrose Avenue. Police said a man was on the Starlite Motel roof with a rifle and another gun. The suspect fired shots but no one was hurt.

As a safety precaution, officers blocked off several roads in the area. SWAT teams were brought to the scene and police were able to arrest the man.

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