22 year-old arrested after shooting man and fleeing in SUV

Roanoke Police said they've arrested a man for shooting another man in the arm.

Police said officers responded to the 100 block of Avendale around 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 23 where they found 33-year-old Durell Deandre Graham, of Roanoke, with a gunshot wound in his arm.

Graham said he was standing in front of an apartment when he was approached by the suspect, who pulled out a gun, then shot him in the arm.

He said the suspect then fled in a silver-colored SUV.

Graham was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke Fire-RMS.

Based on the investigation, police said 22-year-old Bobby Lewis Smith, Jr., of Roanoke, was identified as the suspect.

Police said the two men knew each other.

More on the investigation HERE from ABC-13 WSET. 


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