LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A 15-year-old is dead and another is in critical condition after an early Thanksgiving morning shooting.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

Police say they responded to Hecks Lane near River Park Drive to reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a teenage male, later identified as Cortez Duncan Jr., who had been shot several times. Duncan, 15, was taken to University Hospital where he died.

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Minutes later, police located another teen just blocks away on Dearborne Avenue.

That's where officers found a 15-year-old who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

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Police say both teens were shot at the same location on Hecks Lane. It is unclear how the second teen got to Dearborne Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD crime tipline at 502-574-LMPD. All calls are anonymous. Tips can also be submitted anonymously on LMPD's crime tip portal by clicking here.

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