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Two arrested for firing shotgun, wounding man in neck

Kenneth Pope, 24 (Source: LMDC) Kenneth Pope, 24 (Source: LMDC)
Marcus Jones, 24 (Source: LMDC) Marcus Jones, 24 (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two men were arrested for firing a shotgun and hitting a man in the neck in west Louisville.

The victim identified the men to police as Kenneth Pope, 24, and Marcus Jones, 24, both of Louisville. Police apprehended the men at the intersection of 11th Street and Chestnut early Tuesday morning.

According to the arrest report, Jones told authorities Pope fired the shotgun at least three times.

The victim, who was hit in the neck by a shotgun pellet, told officers Jones was shooting into the air in front of 2518 Rowan Street in west Louisville near 25th Street.

Jones lives at 2217 Rowan Street, according to police.

Both men were arrested and charged with first degree wanton endangerment.

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