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Russell neighborhood murder victim identified

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man who died after being found shot on a west Louisville street Sunday night has been identified as a resident of the area. 

Joseph Cothron, 29, was found by Louisville Metro officers around 10:30 p.m. near the corner of 16th Street and Plymouth Court in the Russell neighborhood. Cothron was pronounced dead about 25 minutes later at University Hospital. 

Police have not made an arrest in Cothron's murder and ask anyone with information to call the LMPD Crime Tip Line at 574-LMPD (5673). All calls to the Crime Tip Line are anonymous.

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