Fatal shooting near Victory Park - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Fatal shooting near Victory Park

Police say someone shot a 17-year-old in the middle of the street at 23rd and Kentucky Streets Tuesday night.  He later died at a hospital.

It's the second murder in Louisville in as many nights.  Police say it occurred near Victory Park.

Detectives are still on the scene looking for witnesses and other information.

"Witnesses told them a juvenile male had been shot, approximately 17 years of age.  He was transported by his friends to Norton Hospital, where unfortunately he was pronounced there, a short time later," said Phil Russell, spokesman for LMPD.

Police ask anyone with information to call the anonymous tipline at 574-LMPD.  The coroner's office has not released the name of the shooting victim.

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