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One person shot in Simpsonville

A K-9 was brought in to help. A K-9 was brought in to help.
Officers had their guns drawn behind the apartment. Officers had their guns drawn behind the apartment.

SIMPSONVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police are looking for a suspect after a shooting at a Simpsonville apartment complex Sunday morning.

According to Shelby County Central Dispatch, they received a call just before noon of a shooting at the Meadowridge Apartment Complex.

Officers arrived to find a Hispanic male shot in the complex's parking lot. Police say that victim had been shot at least two times in the lower body.

While he was rushed to the hospital, a massive search began for the suspect which included officers going door to door.

Officers could be seen walking up and down staircases with their weapons drawn looking for the suspect.

"It takes a little bit of time to go through all of the apartments that we went through just to make sure that he had not run into any of the apartments and it was to secure the people who were here for their safety," said Major Jason Rice with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.

Detectives spent Sunday talking to witnesses, trying to form a description of the suspect.

"We do not believe the shooter is in the area the immediate area at this time we are working on the identification of him and location of him," Major Rice said.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in Louisville, last listed in stable condition. Police plan to question him about the shooting.

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