Victim found behind a home Thursday night identified

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The identity of the man found dead Thursday night has been identified.

Dep. Coroner Jim Wesley tells us that 19-year-old Carlos Beamon was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot wounds to the chest.

Beamon's body was found just before 11:00 Thursday night in the rear of a home in the 200 block of South 43rd Street near Virginia Avenue.

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