Man Connected to Roanoke Shooting Arrested in North Carolina

Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting on October 10, 2018, in Roanoke. 

Authorities said Jesus Hernandez-Soto. 39, was taken into custody without incident after being located by U.S. Marshal's in Charlotte, North Carolina. 


FIRST UPDATE 

Roanoke Police have obtained a warrant for Jesus Hernandez-Soto, 39, of Roanoke, for Malicious Wounding in connection with this incident. 

Lopez-Velasquez and Hernandez-Soto are known to one another.  Roanoke Police do not believe there is any immediate threat to the community concerning this incident.  

If anyone has information about the location of Jesus Hernandez-Soto, please call 911 and share what you know. 


ORIGINAL STORY 

On October 10, 2018, just before midnight, Roanoke Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 2700 block of 10th  Street, NW.  

Upon arrival, officers located Juan Lopez-Velasquez, 28, of Roanoke, with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. 

Police do not believe there is any immediate threat to the community concerning this incident.  Anyone having information about the shooting is asked to call Roanoke Police Department at 540-853-2212.

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