Man in custody after Roanoke shots fired call

No one was hurt during the incident

Roanoke Police respond to shots fired call (WSLS)


A man is now in police custody after a shots-fired call on Saturday afternoon, according to Roanoke City Police PIO Caitlyn Cline.

We’re told police were called to the 2900 block of Melrose Avenue for the report of shots fired.

There were shots fired during the incident but no one was hurt, police said.

The man involved was taken into custody, and authorities say the situation was mental health-related. The man will now be taken for evaluation.


The Roanoke Police Department is currently responding to a shots fired call on Melrose Avenue.

We’re told there is a heavy police presence in the 2900 block of Melrose Avenue at this time.

Roanoke City Police PIO Caitlyn Cline told 10 News there aren’t any major injuries and the man involved has been taken into custody.

10 News has at the scene, working for you to learn more.

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