LMPD arrests two suspects in Manslick Road murder

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- LMPD arrests two suspects for a Friday night murder that happened on Manslick Road. 

Homicide detectives arrested 18-year-old Gemehr O. Murphy and a 16-year-old juvenile. Both are charged with murder, first-degree robbery, tampering with physical evidence and theft of firearms.

The arrest report says Gemehr told police that he and the teen killed 36-year-old Justin Kern and stole multiple firearms Friday night. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. at an apartment complex on Manslick Road in the Jacobs neighborhood.  

Detectives say they executed a search warrant at Gemehr's home on Bachmann Drive on Sunday. They recovered several firearms at the home. 

Gemehr is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning. 

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