One man, two dogs dead after shooting at Hershberger Road home, suspect arrested

Published: Jul. 30, 2022 at 5:52 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Roanoke Police Department says a man and two dogs are dead after a shooting at a home on Hershberger Road Saturday.

Police say they responded to the 800 block of Hershberger Rd at 1:40 p.m., and found a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Roanoke Fire-EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene. A dog was also found dead in the home, while another dog was taken to emergency veterinarian care, where it was pronounced dead. Police say they will release the man’s name after they’ve notified his family. Police have declared the incident to be a homicide investigation.

Police say they have arrested a suspect, whose name has yet to be released. Police say the victim and the suspect knew each other and there is no threat to the community.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Roanoke Police Department at 540-344-8500.

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