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Louisville's latest homicide victim identified

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The man was found shot to death on W. Oak Street near Dixie Highway. The man was found shot to death on W. Oak Street near Dixie Highway.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The victim in the Louisville Metro's sixth murder in four days has been identified.

A deputy coroner with the Jefferson County Coroner's Office says Christopher Colbert, 33, died of  a single gunshot wound to the back early Monday morning.

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Colbert was found lying in the 1800 block of W. Oak Street near Dixie Highway and Simmons University just after midnight. He lived in the 2100 block of W. Oak Street. Colbert died a short time after he was rushed to University of Louisville Hospital.

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