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Two cars damaged as shots fired in Roanoke

No one was hit by the gunfire

Roanoke police at the scene of shots fired in the area of 13th Street SW and Patterson Avenue SW on Aug. 21, 2020.
Roanoke police at the scene of shots fired in the area of 13th Street SW and Patterson Avenue SW on Aug. 21, 2020. (WSLS 10)

ROANOKE, Va. – Police are investigating after multiple shots were fired in Roanoke on Friday afternoon.

At about 12:40 p.m., in the West End neighborhood, near the intersection of Patterson Avenue SW and 13th Street SW, two cars were damaged after being shot at, according to police.

Both vehicles had people in them at the time of the shooting, according to police.

No one in either vehicle was shot; however, one woman did suffer minor injuries, according to police.

She was treated on scene by Roanoke Fire-EMS.

Police do not know who fired the shots and no one has been arrested at this time.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 540-344-8500.


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