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Four people shot on Gardiner Lane; 3 dead

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- LMPD homicide detectives have scheduled a news conference at 10:30 a.m. as they continue investigating a deadly quadruple shooting Wednesday that left three people dead and another person hospitalized.

Police say a juvenile girl, a 38-year-old female, and a 40-year-old man were among the three people who died.

We're told the surviving victim is a woman in her 60s.

Investigators tell us they believe the shooter is dead.

Crime tape roped off a section of buildings at the Lakeview Condominiums on Wednesday afternoon as neighbors stood nearby.

"When officers arrived they found three victims deceased here at the scene," said LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell. "One person was taken to University Hospital. Their injuries appear to be life-threatening at this point."

Family and friends of the victims learned the news when stopping by Wednesday evening.

Molly Hoekstra lives below the condo where the shootings happened.

"Really scary. I've never felt unsafe here because all my neighbors are so nice and look out for everybody," says Molly Hoekstra.

She wasn't home at the time, but for those who were, they knew quickly that something was wrong.

Many people were at the pool when shots were fired in the nearby building.

"A man and his nephew or son who came running through and said shots were fired, somebody call the cops," said Alexa Hall.

"We tried to evacuate the pool as quickly as possible, but at that point we didn't know where the shooter was, so we didn't have anywhere to evacuate to I guess," said Alex Stengel, a lifeguard at the pool.

Neighbors are not sure if the man who lived in the condo is among the three victims.

"We see him around in the pool and he's very friendly. He's very kind. We've never heard anything out of the ordinary about him. He's just a nice guy," said Isabel Smith.

Police were not immediately sure of what may have led to the shooting, but may provide more details in today's news conference.

Neighbors believe the people involved in the shooting may have been related.

The victim who survived the shooting was listed in critical condition at University Hospital.

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