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Suspect who wounded a man in a shooting incident is being sought by police



Vinton, Virginia – The suspect who wounded a man in a shooting incident on Tuesday afternoon is being sought by the Vinton Police Department.

At 1:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 28, officers responded to a malicious wounding report in the 200 block of 8th Street in Vinton, according to the department.

Officers discovered a man with an apparent gunshot wound upon arrival. The victim was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. His injuries were found to be non-life threatening.

According to police officers, no one has been arrested yet as the suspect vehicle fled the area before the arrival of the officers.

There is an open investigation into this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vinton Police Department at 540-283-7049.

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