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Roanoke City Police investigating Saturday night shooting

Police say the woman’s injuries are non-life threatening

The Roanoke City Police Department is seeking information after a woman was shot on Cove Road Saturday night.
The Roanoke City Police Department is seeking information after a woman was shot on Cove Road Saturday night.

ROANOKE, Va – The Roanoke City Police Department is seeking information after a woman was shot near the 2600 block of Cove Road Saturday night.

Officials say they responded to the scene around 10:30 Saturday night, they saw a car leaving the scene and the driver got out to speak with officers.

Police say a woman in the car appeared to have been shot, and she advised them she was trying to take herself to the hospital. Officers stayed on scene until units from Roanoke Fire-EMS were able to take the woman to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Officers who responded to the scene of the incident located property damage from the shooting at a business in the area, but no other injuries were reported. There have been no arrests made at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Roanoke Police Department at (540)-344-8500and share what you know. You can also text at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.


About the Author:

Annie Schroeder joined the 10 News team as a reporter in June 2020 and is no stranger to Southwest Virginia.