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1 teen killed, 1 teen charged with murder after stabbing

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A stabbing in Shively has claimed the life of one teenager and landed another teenager behind bars charged with murder.

According to Detective Josh Myers with the Shively Police Department, police received a call of a stabbing at approximately 9:20 Saturday evening. When Shively officers and Louisville Metro EMS arrived at the scene in the 2200 block of Peaslee Road, they discovered a 17-year-old female with stab wounds. She was rushed to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Myers said preliminary reports from the medical examiner's office stated the victim died as a result of multiple sharp force injuries to the body.

Shively police have arrested a 17-year-old male and charged him with one count of murder. Police have not released the relationship between the two. However, they said the victim and the suspect are not related.

The name of the victim has not been released. The name of the suspect will not be released because he is a juvenile.

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