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Victim of west Louisville shooting laid to rest

Makeba Lee and her 1-year-old son, Tishon Mims (Source: Family photo) Makeba Lee and her 1-year-old son, Tishon Mims (Source: Family photo)
People gather for Lee's visitation at Portland Memorial Missionary Baptist Church. People gather for Lee's visitation at Portland Memorial Missionary Baptist Church.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A young mother killed in an outbreak of violence in Louisville's west end was buried on Monday.

Makeba Lee, 24, was one of six people gunned down on Thursday and one of three to die.

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Police said Lee was shot and killed by another woman at 32nd and Kentucky. The women allegedly had been arguing about Thursday's earlier shootings.

Lee was shot dead in front of a Louisville Metro Police officer. He shot and injured the woman who gunned down Makeba Lee.

Lee's funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Portland Memorial Baptist Church.

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