Multiple shots fired inside Roanoke restaurant; 4 people hurt

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Ms. Choc’s Lounge (PHOTO: WDBJ7)

ROANOKE, Va. — Police continue to investigate a weekend shooting at Ms. Choc’s Lounge on Melrose Avenue N.W. in Roanoke.

Four people were hurt in the shooting. The conditions of the shooting victims have not yet been released.

Police were patrolling the around around the business at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday when they heard “multiple shots” fired inside the building.

“The crowd, estimated in excess of 150 people, began running out from inside the [building],” a Roanoke Police spokesperson said. “Officers responded and began rendering aid to those that had injuries. Investigation revealed that an argument among multiple patrons started and quickly turned into a physical altercation, and shots were fired.”

No arrests have been made in the shooting and the investigation was considered ongoing.

Anyone with information was asked to call Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500.