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Roanoke Police investigating early morning shooting

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Aug 17 2013 09:57:08 AM EDT
ROANOKE, Va. -

Roanoke Police are continuing to investigate after an early morning shooting in northwest Roanoke.

Officers were called to the 3400 block of Hillcrest Avenue shortly before 3:30 this morning.

Upon arrival, they found a male victim outside the residence with a gunshot wound.

Royal Jamal Saunders was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

After investigating, a warrant was issued for malicious wounding on Brandon Wright, 31 of Roanoke.

He's being held in the Roanoke City Jail at this time.