For the second time in as many days, police are investigating an afternoon shooting in northwest Roanoke. Officials say the latest incident occurred around 1:00 this afternoon in the 900 block of Mountain Road, and the man who was shot appears to be seriously wounded. Police say no suspects were located at the scene, and there are currently no arrests.
This comes one day after a fatal shooting late Thursday afternoon.
NEWS RELEASE: On July 2, 2021 at approximately 1:00 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 900 block of Mountain Road NW. Responding officers located an adult male with what appeared to be a serious gunshot wound. Roanoke Fire-EMS transported him to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. Details about what led up to the incident are limited at this time. No suspects were located on scene and no arrests have been made. This remains 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.