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LMPD: Joshua Young in custody

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Josh Young after he was found not guilty of murder on August 9. Josh Young after he was found not guilty of murder on August 9.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police have found Joshua Young and taken him into custody. Young, 17, was reported missing by his foster parents.

Dwight Mitchell, a LMPD spokesperson, said Young was located by officers with the VIPER Unit around 6 p.m. at Schiller and Kentucky streets.

Mitchell said Young fled from officers and was arrested. He has been taken to the Jefferson County Youth Center on a charge of fleeing or evading police.

On August 9, Young was acquitted in the murder of his stepbrother, Trey Zwicker, 14. His father, Joshua Gouker, pled guilty to murdering Zwicker and is serving a life sentence.

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