2:25 p.m. update from Roanoke Police:

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that occurred on June 2, 2013.

Officers were in the area of Huntington Blvd. and Williamson Rd. at 2:36 a.m. when they heard
multiple gunshots.

Officers responded to the area where they heard the gunshots, which was the parking lot of the 7-11 store located in the 3600 block of Williamson Rd.

Upon arrival they located a crowd of individuals leaving the scene.

According to information gathered at this point in the investigation, officers have determined that the shooting resulted from a fight.

Five individuals were treated at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for either gunshot wounds or graze wounds.

No arrests have been made.


A woman who lives near the 7-11 said she heard up to 12 gun shots.

Some neighbors say the ordeal was frightening but they're not surprised.

They say on the weekends the store is packed with people and that crowd gets larger typically after the bars close at 2 am.

The investigation is ongoing, and officers are investigating to determine possible suspects and suspect descriptions.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crimes should call the Roanoke Police
Department at (540) 853-5959 or Crime Line at (540) 344-8500.

Crime Line may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to an arrest in a


Police in roanoke are investigating an early morning shooting.

It happened just before 3:00 a.m. at the 711 store on Williamson Road.

We're working to get more information.
We will bring you more updates to this story as it comes into the newsroom.