3 arrests made, homicide victim identified in west end shooting - WDRB 41 Louisville News

3 arrests made, homicide victim identified in west end shooting

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Three people have been arrested and charged with murder and robbery after a man was shot and killed early this morning in Louisville's west end.

One woman WDRB talked to says if the violence doesn't stop, she's going to be forced to move.

Police say 25-year-old Troy Johnson, Jr. was gunned down in front of this house just before 1:30 Saturday morning leaving neighbors in the 600 block of S. 38th Street on edge.

"I think guns need to be taken off the streets."

Tyrisha Bunzy lives just two doors down with her three kids.

"I heard the gun shots last night and I didn't think anything of it. I just laid down and went back to sleep," said Bunzy.

But before long, there were sirens and flashing lights outside her front door.

"I'm terrified of these streets. I just moved here a little over a year ago and everywhere you see, you see gun violence," said Bunzy.

Bunzy says she feels like she can't escape the violence.

Her cousin was shot to death not even a year ago.

"It's hurtful, very hurtful. I feel the pain this family is going through right now. This violence has to stop. It has to come to an end," said Bunzy.

After Saturday morning's murder, police investigated nearby homes and interviewed neighbors.

They were able to gather evidence that led them to the arrest of three men.

Antonio D. Young, Sr., William L Logan and Richard J Conn -- all in their 20's, all charged with murder and robbery.

But even with suspects behind bars, Bunzy says it's only a matter of time before the next shooting.

"There's too many young, like my youngest, kids his age 11 years old, running around here with guns," she said.

She says for the safety of her family, she can't stick around the west end much longer.

"I just told my kids that at the first of the year, I plan on being gone from here," she told WDRB.

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