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Roanoke Police have named a suspect for a weekend shooting, and now they are trying to find him. Police say 30-year-old DeShawn Johnson fired shots Sunday into a building in the 1500 block of Abbott Street. There are no injuries reported.

UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: On December 22, 2019 just before 12:30pm Roanoke Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Abbott St NW. Officers located damage to a residence on Abbott St NW and a vehicle alleged to be driven by the suspect that had crashed in the area. Through investigation, DeShawn Johnson, 30 of Roanoke, was identified as the suspect. Johnson is currently wanted on the charge of shooting into an occupied dwelling. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this case or Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

PREVIOUS:  On December 22 [today] at about 12:20 pm, Roanoke police responded to the area of Cove and Abbott NW in reference to shots being fired. On arrival they confirmed shots had been fired and located witnesses who are cooperating with police to help determine what happened. At this time there are no known injuries to anyone. 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 us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.