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Man arrested in Roanoke, shots fired report near Lewis-Gale

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Update: Roanoke Police say John Joseph Spencer Moss went into his home on Medmont Circle after firing a weapon.

The victim was not hurt in the incident.

Investigators later learned Moss left his home before officers arrived on scene and walked to the 7500 block of Williamson Road where he was arrested.

Officers recovered a gun inside his home.

Evidence revealed he fired at least one round into the victim's vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.

7:55 update: Police say they have arrested 35-year-old John Joseph Spencer Moss in relation to the standoff. 

He is charged with shooting at an occupied vehicle, a felony.

Roanoke City Police say the incident is domestic related.

6:23 update: Roanoke City Police are working to bring a peaceful end to a standoff with a man near Lewis-Gale.

 Salem Police say Roanoke City Police are now handling this case. Police responded to a shots-fired call on Medmont Circle, and found a man believed to have a gun barricaded in a home near Lewis Gale. No injuries reported at this point. They are setting up a staging area near Lewis-Gale Medical Center. More than two dozen police and a SWAT teams have been deployed. No evacuations have been made, but people are encouraged to avoid the area. WSLS 10 has a crew on the way to provide more information.

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Lewis-Gale Medical Center was on lockdown earlier this afternoon, according to spokesperson Joy Sutton. Salem Police responded and the lockdown was lifted just after 6 p.m.

We'll provide more details as they become available.

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