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Four people in stable condition after being shot in Southwest Roanoke Wednesday afternoon

Police asking public to share information to aid investigation

ROANOKE, Va. – Four people are being treated at the hospital after being shot on Wednesday afternoon in Roanoke.

A man and three women were shot, and Roanoke police said Thursday that while their injuries ranged from non-life-threatening to serious, all of them are in stable condition now.

At about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Roanoke police responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the 1400 block of Rorer Avenue SW, about a block away from Hurt Park.

While responding, officers learned one person was shot and arrived to find that three others had been shot.

Roanoke Fire-EMS crews took all four victims to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

No arrests have been made in connection with this incident and police said that further details are limited at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 540-344-8500 and share what you know. Callers can remain anonymous. Police said even if you think the information is insignificant, it could help in the investigation.

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