Name of 3-year-old who died after being shot in head released

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner's office has released the identity of the 3-year-old who died after being shot in the head. Davion Powell died at Kosair Children's Hospital on May 16.

Police say Davion was shot in the head while inside a first floor apartment in the 500 block of South 8th Street just after 11 p.m. May 13. After being at Kosair for three days, Powell passed away around 1:45 p.m.

Police say Powell didn't live at the apartment where the shooting happened. Detectives say he was caught in the middle of an altercation. The coroners office said Powell was from the Pleasure Ridge Park neighborhood.

Louisville Metro Police say they are looking at a person of interest in the case and are continuing their investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD Crime Tip Line at 574-LMPD (5673). All calls to the Crime Tip Line are anonymous.

An autopsy will be done on Tuesday.

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