Authorities identify man shot on I-71S Wednesday morning - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Authorities identify man shot on I-71S Wednesday morning

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Mukhtar Ahmad (Photo provided by family) Mukhtar Ahmad (Photo provided by family)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the man who was shot and killed on Interstate 71 Wednesday morning.

Mukhtar Ahmad, 41, of Louisville, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:12 a.m., according to deputy coroner Rita Taylor. She said Ahmad died of a single "penetrating gunshot wound in torso."

Funeral arrangements are pending and are private, Taylor said.

The man now charged with Ahmad's death, Christopher McCullum, was arraigned in court Thursday morning. He's being held on a $100,000 full cash bond.

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