Police identify person of interest after two people shot near Hershberger Road

Police responded to the call shortly before 8:30 p.m.

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

ROANOKE, Va. - Two men are in the hospital after a shooting happened Monday night in Roanoke.

Just before 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the 4100 block of High Acres Road NW.

Police said the two suffered non-life-threatening injuries and there is no danger to the public.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a group of people gathered in the area and the two started yelling at each other, which escalated to a physical altercation.

During the physical altercation, shots were fired, resulting in the injuries referenced above. 

Roanoke Police have identified an individual of interest in this incident.

Police believe the shooting is an isolated incident and said the investigation is ongoing.

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