Police release name of woman killed in NW Roanoke shooting

Roanoke Homicide Victim Lindsey Shook
Roanoke Homicide Victim Lindsey Shook(Sarah Leigh)
Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 2:39 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Police have released the name of a woman killed in a shooting early Wednesday.

Lindsey P. Shook, 21 of Troutville was found shot in a vehicle; she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shook worked at the Small Steps Infant Academy daycare, and had been a cheerleader at William Fleming, according to Fleming cheerleading coach Taren McCoy.

Police were called shortly after midnight September 15, 2021 about the shooting at a gas station in the 3900 block of Melrose Avenue NW.

In addition to Shook, officers found a man, also shot; he was taken to a hospital.

Police have made no arrests.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call (540) 344-8500. You can also text at 274637; begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Calls and texts can remain anonymous.

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