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LMPD investigating murder in Portland

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Homicide detectives are investigating after a fatal shooting in the Portland neighborhood early Wednesday. 

The shooting happened just before 5 a.m. on North 26th Street near St. Xavier Street.

The victim, believed to be a 19- or 20-year-old man, was found behind a house. 

Police say he was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

WDRB's Sarah Phinney says there are at least a dozen police cars on the scene. 

She says they appear to be focusing their investigation on three houses they have blocked off with caution tape.

Police say two of the houses are vacant and the third is split up into apartments.

Neighbors say they heard several gunshots.

LMPD says they have no suspects at this time.

If you have any information on the shooting, you are asked to call 574-LMPD.

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