LMPD Investigating Fatal Shooting in west Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police officers found a man dead in an alley near Taylor Boulevard on Wednesday evening. 

The officers were patrolling the area when they found the man in an alley off Lentz Avenue around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley. Lentz Avenue is near the intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Taylor Boulevard in Louisville's Jacobs neighborhood. 

An autopsy determined the man died "as a result of foul play," Smiley said. 

LMPD's Homicide Unit is investigating the incident. Smiley asked anyone with information to call LMPD's crime tip hotline at 502-574-LMPD (5673). 

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