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Three injured after shooting at downtown Roanoke bar


Three people were injured after a shooting at Status Restaurant & Lounge in downtown Roanoke overnight, according to Roanoke Police.

Police said at around 1:25 a.m., the City of Roanoke E-911 center was notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 200 block of Williamson Road SE.

Responding officers found a woman inside the business with what appeared to be a minor, non-life-threatening gunshot wound. She was transported to Carilion Roanoke Hospital for treatment.

Authorities said while on scene, officers were notified of two men with gunshot wounds who had arrived at the hospital via personal vehicle. Officers responded to the hospital to speak with the men, and learned that they also had sustained what appeared to be minor, non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

RPD said preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting began from inside the business in the 200 block of Williamson Road SE. We’re told officers also located evidence of a shooting outside of the business.

According to authorities, no suspects have been located and no arrests have been made regarding this incident. RPD said further details about what led to the shooting are limited at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540) 344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text RPD at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.


Roanoke Police are investigating a shooting overnight at a downtown bar.

Dispatch tells 10 News that they received two 911 calls around 1:22 a.m. Sunday for reports of shots fired at Status Restaurant & Lounge located at 213 Williamson Road.

Police and Fire-EMS units were dispatched.

10 News has a crew on the scene and is working for you to learn more on this developing story.

Source: WSLS News 10

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