Police in Roanoke are investigating a shooting that happened in Roanoke Wednesday night.
Police who say it happened at the Paradise Deli Mart on Melrose Avenue around 8:30.
They say a man walked in and pointed what appeared to be a gun at the clerk.
The clerk pulled out his own gun and shot the robber.
The suspect immediately ran out of the store.
Officers say they found him less than a block away in an alley.
He's in the hospital, but it's not clear how badly he's hurt.
We have a crew on the way.