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UPDATE: Authorities identify victim in fatal Shawnee neighborhood shooting

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have identified a man who died after a shooting that happened in the Shawnee neighborhood.

The victim was 26-year-old Mortell Ashford, according to Deputy Coroner Michael Haag. Authorities say Ashford died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators say the shooting happened in the area of North 39th Street and Jewell Avenue around 2 p.m. Sunday. 

Police on the scene said Ashford was found dead in the street.

Officials are continuing to investigate the shooting.

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