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 was a graduate of William Fleming High School in Roanoke where she had been a cheerleader, according to Fleming cheerleading coach Taren McCoy. Shook recently worked at the Small Steps Infant Academy daycare where McCoy also works.

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 with critical injuries.

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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