LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Two teenagers were rushed to the hospital after being shot in the Shawnee neighborhood Wednesday night, where one of them later died.
Louisville Metro Police officers were called to shooting scene in the 200 block of Cecil Avenue, which is not far from South 41st Street and West Market Street, around 8:50 p.m.
On scene, officers found a 16-year-old female and a 15-year-old male who had been shot, according to LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell.
Both of the teens were rushed to University of Louisville Hospital, where the female, whose name is unknown, later died from her injuries, Mitchell said.
Police believe the other teen has injuries that are not life-threatening. LMPD did not have any suspects as of Wednesday night.
A few hours later, around 2 o'clock Thursday morning, a second shooting was reported at the same location involving another female teen. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to an LMPD spokesperson.
So far, no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD crime tipline at 574-LMPD. All calls are anonymous.
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