ShotSpotter leads police to shooting in Shawnee neighborhood

ShotSpotter leads police to shooting in Shawnee neighborhood
The shooting happened just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of N. 43rd Street and Parker Avenue.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police responded to a shooting in the Shawnee neighborhood of Louisville when they were notified by ShotSpotter.

It was reported just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of N. 43rd Street and Parker Avenue, MetroSafe confirmed. That’s just blocks from Shawnee Golf Course.

Officers were alerted to the shooting by ShotSpotter technology, MetroSafe said. ShotSpotter uses sensors to find the location of gunshots and sends that information to police.

When officers got on scene, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his legs.

Emergency crews rushed the victim to University Hospital. He is expected to survive, Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said.

Police do not have any persons of interest, but the LMPD Major Crimes Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information should call the anonymous police tipline at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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