Man hurt in Williamson Road shooting

Published: Jun. 25, 2022 at 12:07 AM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke City Police confirm a man was hurt in a shooting on Williamson Road Friday night.

The police department confirms a shooting on the 3700 block of Williamson was called into dispatch at approximately 10:19 p.m. Friday.

Police say the victim made it to a hospital, and had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Officers interviewed the victim at the hospital.

Police say the shooting happened at the same time the cruise-in was happening in the area, as part of the Star City Motor Madness, and the area was congested with cars. WDBJ7 is told at this time there is no danger to the public, but the shooter was not found on scene.

Roanoke Police say anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540) 344-8500. You can also text RPD at 274637; begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Officers say calls and texts can remain anonymous.

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