Victim in Beecher Terrace shooting dies - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Victim in Beecher Terrace shooting dies

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - A Louisville man, shot Friday at the Beecher Terrace Housing Complex, has now died. 

The coroner says 30-year-old Purnell Lester suffered a gunshot wound to the head. 

Authorities say he was shot along Fisk Court and driven away in a red car. Police say the car stopped two blocks away, and someone inside waved down emergency responders. 

The car was riddled with bullets and had windows busted out. 

The victim was initially placed on life support, but died earlier this morning. 

Police are still searching for a suspect in this case. 

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