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17-year-old boy shot and killed off Preston Highway in south Louisville

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KenDell Smith, the victim in Friday night's fatal shooting in south Louisville (Photo provided by family). KenDell Smith, the victim in Friday night's fatal shooting in south Louisville (Photo provided by family).

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One man was shot and killed Friday night inside an apartment in south Louisville.

MetroSafe said it happened around 6:15 p.m. in the 3200 block of East Indian Trail near Preston Highway. It was the second homicide Friday in Louisville.

Angela Smith-Ward said the victim is her cousin, 17-year-old KenDell Smith.

"His mother came here to get away from Chicago, because (he) had been shot in Chicago," Smith-Ward said. "I'm so sick  ... But what can we do? We can't do nothing but live our life. All we can do is raise our kids to the best we can."

LMPD has no suspects right now. If you have any information that could lead to an arrest, you're asked to call 574-LMPD. You can remain anonymous.

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