Shawnee area shooting under investigation

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Metro police are investigating a shooting that started as a home invasion robbery in west Louisville's Shawnee neighborhood.

Officers were called to the Berry Apartments at the intersection of 43rd Street and Elliott Avenue just before 10 p.m. Wednesday. An African-American man in his 30s was taken to the hospital after he was shot in the leg.

Police believe the victim was the resident who simply opened the door when someone knocked.

The LMPD helicopter was up over the area as officers looked for the suspected gunman or gunmen.

The victim is expected to be okay.

If you have any information, call the LMPD Anonymous Tip Line at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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