ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE
The Roanoke Police Department is releasing more information in regards to a shooting in Northwest Roanoke that put two people in the hospital.
On Tuesday night at about 8:20 p.m., a Roanoke Police Officer heard several gunshots near the intersection of 30th Street and Salem Turnpike while working, authorities said.
The officer was dispatched to the the 733 West Apartments, in the 700 block of of 29th Street, and found a man who had been seriously injured in a shooting.
While at the scene, officers found a woman inside a residence in the area who appeared to have been hurt in the shooting as well. Both the man and woman were transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
After investigating further, authorities determined that a physical altercation between the man and another individual was what led to the shooting. Authorities said the suspect and victim knew one another and that it was an isolated incident.
At this time, no arrests have been made in connection with this incident. We will continue to update this article as we learn more.
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Two people were sent to the hospital after a shooting in Roanoke Monday night, according to Roanoke Police.
The incident happened around 8:15 p.m. at the 733 West Apartments, police said.
Authorities said an altercation broke out in the parking lot just before the shooting.
Two people were injured and both were taken to the hospital for treatment. No details on the extent of their injuries were available at the time.
According to RPD, no arrests have been made.
We’re told there is no immediate threat to the public.