LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting in the Russell neighborhood.

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell tells WDRB that the shooting happened about 1:40 p.m. Friday at West Muhammad Ali Boulevard and South 23rd Street. 

A man was taken to the hospital with what injuries said to not be life-threatening. 

Initial reports from MetroSafe said the man had been shot in the chest but was alert and conscious, before being taken to the hospital. 

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