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Roanoke police investigating city’s second shooting in two days

Shooting happened near Goodwill location on Melrose Avenue

Roanoke City Police Department
Roanoke City Police Department (WSLS)

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke police responded to a second shooting in as many days on Thursday.

At about 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Melrose Avenue NW for a report of a gunshot victim.

They arrived to find a teenage boy with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in a vehicle in the immediate area, according to police.

Roanoke Fire-EMS transported him to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.

No one arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 540-344-8500.


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