Man shot while driving in Roanoke Tuesday evening

Published: Sep. 22, 2020 at 9:08 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A man went to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening in a personal vehicle for treatment for a gunshot wound.

Roanoke Police responded to the hospital around 6:30 p.m. to speak with the victim. Early evidence indicates the incident occurred on I-581 SB between the Orange Avenue and Elm Avenue exits, according to police.

The man was driving when the shooting occurred. There is no word on his condition at this time.

No one has been taken into custody.

Anyone with helpful tips can call 540-344-8500. Tips can be delivered by text message to 274637 (beginning the message with “RoanokePD” for it to be properly sent). Roanoke Police say texts and calls can be anonymous.

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