Shooting suspect behind bars after being on the run for nearly a year

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man who has been on the run for almost a year is behind bars Sunday night.

Officials at metro corrections tell WAVE 3 Victor Cartagena Ortiz was arrested Saturday. Ortiz was the subject of one of WAVE 3's crime franchise Louisville Law and Order last year.

Ortiz is accused threatening his estranged wife and shooting her boyfriend on November 1st in the 5900 block of Midnight Lane.

Ortiz will be in court on Monday morning. He's expected to face several charges including attempted murder.

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