One person hospitalized after shooting in Roanoke
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Roanoke Police Department responded Friday morning to reports of a shooting in Roanoke on Hunt Ave. NW.
According to police, one person was injured and taken to a hospital. Police say the shooting happened at the Shell gas station and Chester’s Chicken on 10th Street.
The victim drove to the area of Downing St. NW and Dupree St. NW and called 9-1-1 for help. There is no word on the person’s condition.
Following the incident, Lucy Addison Middle School was placed on a precautionary hold and secure. Lincoln Terrance Elementary School was placed on a brief shelter in place.
No one is in custody.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the schools were placed on lockdown.
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