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One person taken to hospital after shooting in NW Roanoke

Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 8:48 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Roanoke Police say just before 7 p.m. January 22, police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 700 block of Fairfax Avenue NW.

The City of Roanoke E-911 Center told officers the man went to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in a personal vehicle for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers found evidence of a shooting outside a business, but no one has been arrested.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roanoke Police.

ORIGINAL STORY: A person was taken by a friend to a hospital after being shot near 8th and Fairfax Saturday evening, according to Roanoke Police.

The victim is in stable condition.

Bullet casings were found near 7th Street NW and Moorman Avenue NW.

Bystanders tell WDBJ7 they believe they heard at least six to eight gunshots.

No arrests were made.

Check back for updates.

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