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Family says victim fighting for his life after being shot on McKendree Court

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Mykeya Pruitt appears before judge. Mykeya Pruitt appears before judge.
The victim's family also provided an update on his condition. The victim's family also provided an update on his condition.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man is fighting for his life after being shot in the head over the weekend. On Monday morning, the suspected shooter went before a judge.

The victim's family also provided an update on his condition. Ahmed Rahmen's loved ones describe him as "kind and loving" with "a big heart." They say he is still at University Hospital on life support.

His sister says he is 27 years old, and their family is heartbroken.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. on Saturday on McKendree Court. Police arrested 22-year-old Mykeya Pruitt at the scene. The charges were upgraded from assault to attempted murder, due to the severity of the assault.

On Monday morning, Pruitt pleaded not guilty to that charge, among others.

According to the arrest report, she admitted to shooting the victim. Witnesses at the scene also identified her to police as the shooter.

Rahman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. His family members say he is still fighting.

"He was so kind, he was so sweet -- and I'm speaking in past tense like he's not here," said Sumaiyah Rahman, the victim's sister. "He's still on life support but we are just...this is devastating, this is devastating. Really, I don't have the words to explain what we feel right now."

At last check, doctors did not expect the Rahman to survive.

Pruitt is locked up on a $75,000 bond. LMPD's Homicide Unit is handling the investigation. 

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