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Two hospitalized after shooting at Food Lion in Roanoke


Two were hospitalized after a shooting on Peters Creek Road in Roanoke Saturday night, according to Roanoke Police Department.

At around 8:35 p.m., police say they were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 2600 block of Peters Creek Road NW.

Responding officers found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds in the area, authorities said.

RPD said the woman’s injuries didn’t appear to be life threatening, but the man’s wounds appeared to be serious. Both victims were transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Officers located a male suspect on the scene and took him into custody without incident, police said.

The suspect was transported to the Roanoke Police Department to speak with officers and detectives, according to authorities.

RPD said after consultation with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, the suspect was released from police custody, and no charges have been placed regarding this incident at this time.

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


One person is in custody after a shooting at the Food Lion on Peters Creek Road in Roanoke Saturday night.

According to Roanoke police, two people were shot. Police say there is no threat to the community.

As of 10:30 p.m. there was caution tape and no one was allowed inside the store.

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Source: WSLS News 10

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