LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a murder that happened in Old Louisville.

Melvin Simpson, 27, was arrested early Tuesday morning.

Police say Simpson is a suspect in the death of 19-year-old Treshawn Glass, who was shot and killed Saturday night.

Officials say Glass was found with a gunshot wound inside the hallway of apartments in the 200 block of West Oak Street. 

Investigators say the shooting happened during the course of a robbery.

Simpson is charged with murder, first-degree robbery and terroristic threatening.

He is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $500,000 cash bond.

Simpson is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.


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