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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police are investigating after a 42-year-old man was fatally shot in Louisville's Newburg neighborhood over the weekend.

According to Officer Beth Ruoff, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, the incident took place just after 9 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Oaklawn Lane and Rangeland Road. 

Ruoff said a vehicle had crashed into a tree, and the man inside had suffered severe injuries.

That man, who was later identified by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as 42-year-old Daron Washington, was transported to University Hospital, where he died.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said Washington died of a gunshot wound.

LMPD's Homicide Unit is now investigating. There are currently no suspects. Anyone with any information is asked to call the LMPD tip line at 502-574-LMPD. Callers can remain anonymous.

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