Police arrest suspect in Roanoke shooting

Published: Sep. 26, 2019 at 5:37 PM EDT
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Police have arrested the person accused of a shooting at a Roanoke 7-11 convenience store.

According to a criminal complaint, Tyrik Dausha Merchant was at a 7-11 convenience store on the 3600 block of Williamson Road Sept. 14. Merchant is accused of drawing a pistol and shooting a driver in the parking lot around 2 a.m.

According to the complaint, the driver then returned fire, injuring Merchant.

Merchant is facing charges for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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