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16-year-old charged in shooting near Valley View Mall

A man was taken to the hospital

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ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE

Roanoke police have charged a 16-year-old after a shooting near Valley View Mall.

The teen, who lives in Roanoke, is charged with malicious wounding and is in the Roanoke Valley Juvenile Detention Center. 

ORIGINAL STORY 

A man was taken to a hospital after a shooting Friday evening, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

Police responded to a report about a shooting in the 4800 block of Valley View Boulevard NW just after 6:30 p.m.

Police said a man was found with a gunshot wound.

The man was taken by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment, police said.

This investigation is ongoing. Police said anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Roanoke Police Department at 540-853-2212.