Security Guard Hit by Car at Roanoke Apartment Complex

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police are looking for three people they say were involved in a hit and run and shooting this weekend.

Officers were called to Bennett Drive a little after midnight on Saturday for a shots fired report. A security officer told them he tried to stop four men who were getting into a vehicle with open containers of alcohol.

He says when he tried to stop the vehicle, the driver drove and hit him. That's when police say another security guard shot into the vehicle. Police caught up with the vehicle nearby.

The driver, 21-year-old Joshua Poindexter, was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound to his upper body. Police say the other three people in the vehicle ran off.

If you have any information, call Roanoke Police.