Virginia State Police investigating several incidents on I-81

Authorities say there is no known threat to the public

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ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE - Sept. 12, 2022

Virginia State Police says there is no known threat to the public in connection with Sunday’s shooting on I-81.

Authorities believe the suspect and motorcycle may have left Virginia.

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ORIGINAL STORY - Sept. 11, 2022

Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting on Interstate 81 around the 137-mile marker. Police said the shooter is reported to be driving a green Harley Davidson motorcycle.

The unidentified victim has life-threatening injuries and has been taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation units are responding at this time.

State police are also investigating a motorcycle crash in Botetourt County at the 169-mile marker. They said the motorcycle is not the suspect in the shooting, but may be related.

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