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Overnight shooting injures teenager in southwest Roanoke

Overnight shooting injures teenager in southwest Roanoke


A teenage girl was wounded by gunfire overnight Monday in southwest Roanoke, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

The shooting was reported around 1:15 a.m. in a residential area in the 300 block of Ninth Street.

The victim, who was found behind a house, was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with an injury that did not appear life-threatening, officials said.

Additional details about the incident remained limited Monday afternoon, officials said. No immediate arrests were made.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 540-344-8500 or text 274637. Texts should begin with “RoanokePD” to ensure delivery. Tips can remain anonymous.

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