LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a man was shot to death in west Louisville Monday afternoon.

According to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell, the incident took place at about 1:15 p.m. Monday in the 2200 block of Dixie Highway, near Harold Avenue, which is not far from Shorty's Food Mart. 

That's where officers were called to the scene after someone reported a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a man behind a church with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead on the scene, according to Mitchell.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the LMPD tip line at 502-574-LMPD. Callers can remain anonymous. 

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