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Police investigating shooting on Virginia Avenue near West End School

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police are investigating after the parent of a student at the West End School was shot early Friday.

It happened around 9 a.m. outside the school in the 3600 block of Virginia Avenue. Police say the victim ran toward the school for help and was picked up by a passerby. 

The school, which was hosting a Christmas concert, was on lockdown briefly after the shooting. LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says the victim was being driven to the hospital, when an ambulance picked him up on Main Street near the 9th Street ramp.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to the hospital with a minor gunshot wound. Police say the shooting is unrelated to the West End School.

There's no word yet on whether a suspect has been arrested.

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