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Murder victim gunned down in west end identified

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Louisville Metro Police respond to shooting at 26th and Broadway. Louisville Metro Police respond to shooting at 26th and Broadway.
You can call 574-LMPD if you have any information about this shooting. You can call 574-LMPD if you have any information about this shooting.
Investigators begin to gather evidence at the scene of a shooting Friday morning Investigators begin to gather evidence at the scene of a shooting Friday morning
Officers tried to revive 26-year-old Quintez Thompson after he was found near 26th and Broadway on May 3. Photo source: Louisville Metro Corrections. Officers tried to revive 26-year-old Quintez Thompson after he was found near 26th and Broadway on May 3. Photo source: Louisville Metro Corrections.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have released the identity of a man who was gunned down in west Louisville early this morning.

Officers were on patrol near 26th and Broadway around 4 a.m. Friday when they heard several gunshots.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found 26-year-old Quintez Thompson on the ground in the parking lot of Dino's Food Mart, according to police spokesperson Alicia Smiley.

Officers tried to resuscitate Thompson, but were unsuccessful. According to Deputy Coroner Bob Jones, he was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wounds.

At this time police do not have a person of interest or suspect description but are questioning several witnesses.

If you know anything about this shooting you are asked to call the LMPD crime tipline at 574-LMPD.

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