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UPDATE: Two men hospitalized after shooting in Northwest Roanoke

It happened at the corner of Norway Ave NW and Juniper Street NW

Two men are injured after a shooting in Northwest Roanoke Friday night.
Two men are injured after a shooting in Northwest Roanoke Friday night.

ROANOKE, Va. – Two men are injured after a shooting in Northwest Roanoke Friday night.

At about 8:36 p.m., Roanoke Police received a call regarding a car crash in the 3400 block of Norway Avenue NW.

When officers arrived, they discovered a car that had crashed into a home with a man inside who appeared to have been shot. Authorities say Roanoke Fire-EMS transported him to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment of what appeared to be serious injuries.

When police arrived at Norway Avenue, they were told that another man who had been shot had taken himself to Lewis Gale Hospital. It is believed that both of the men were injured in the same incident, according to authorities.

Roanoke Police tell us that the shooting happened outside of a home in the 300 block of Juniper Street NW.

At this time, police believed the man in the vehicle tried to drive away from the scene after he was injured, resulting in the crash. Both men knew one another.

No arrests have been made at this time regarding this incident, but it is an ongoing investigation. Police are not searching for additional suspects.

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