Police respond to shooting in Smoketown

Police respond to shooting in Smoketown
At the scene on Lampton Street.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One person has been shot in the Smoketown neighborhood, Metrosafe confirms.

A call of a shooting came in at 6:05 p.m. in the 700 block of Lampton Street. That’s in the Smoketown neighborhood, according to LOJIC. The location is across the street from Bates Memorial Baptist Church.

First responders arrived and found one victim, a white male in his 20s, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

The victim was transported to UofL Hospital with critical injuries, but was conscious and alert.

The shooting occurred outside, LMPD Public Information Officer Alicia Smiley said. It was unknown whether the victim was a resident of the area.

No arrests have been made. The investigation remains ongoing.

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