7-year-old girl flown to hospital after accidental shooting in Roanoke County

Shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. Thursday


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Police are investigating after a child was flown to the hospital on Thursday afternoon.

About 3:30 p.m., Roanoke County police responded to a medical emergency in the 7200 block of Bradshaw Road after, they said, a 7-year-old girl was accidentally shot.

The girl was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Police said the extent of her injury is unknown at this time. 

Police are not currently looking for potential suspects and said there is no danger to the community.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call 540-562-3265.

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