UPDATE: Authorities identify man shot to death in Shawnee apartment
The initial call came from the victim's friend, who had gone to the apartment to check on him and contacted police, according to police.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have identified a man who was found shot to death in an apartment in the Shawnee neighborhood.
According to the Jefferson County coroner's office, that man has been identified as 37-year-old Michael L. David.
Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said officers responded to the apartment building in the 4400 block of Elliott Avenue near South 44th Street, just before 10 p.m. Sunday.
When officers arrived at the scene they found David. He was located in what police believe was his apartment. His official cause of death is listed as "multiple gunshot wounds."
The initial call came from David's friend, who had gone to the apartment to check on him and contacted police, according to Smiley.
Police believe David had been there for less than 24 hours before he was found.
No suspects have been named in the case. LMPD's Homicide Unit is investigating.
If you have any information, call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.
This story will be updated.
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