Man shot in middle of day in Russell neighborhood dies in hospital

Man shot in middle of day in Russell neighborhood dies in hospital
The man who was shot on Vermont Avenue on Wednesday afternoon died at the hospital.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man who was shot in broad daylight in the Russell neighborhood on Wednesday has died.

Police were called to the 3100 block of Vermont Ave. around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday because ShotSpotter technology picked up gunshots in the area.

Officers found a man who had been shot and rushed him to University Hospital.

Thursday, he died from his injuries. The victim has not been identified.

Homicide investigators are now on the case.

A spokeswoman for LMPD said they have not made any arrests and have no persons of interest.

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

This was the third deadly shooting in Louisville in less than a week.

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