UPDATE @ 4:32PM – Roanoke Police were dispatched to the area of 24th Street N.W. at Salem Turnpike regarding a motor vehicle accident. When officers arrived, they located a two vehicle accident. Roanoke Fire and EMS responded to the scene and began treatment of the occupants of the vehicles. During the treatment of a male occupant, they discovered an injury consistent with a gunshot wound. The male was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. A female from the second vehicle was transported with non-life threatening injuries. The crash is not believed to be connected to the gunshot injury at this time.
Detectives and the Forensics Services Unit are on scene and are continuing the investigation.
An active crime scene has 24th Street closed between Melrose Avenue and Salem Turnpike in Roanoke, as police investigate a shooting.
Check back for updates as this is a developing story.