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Man dies from gunshot wound in Cherokee Park

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man died following a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a Louisville park following a robbery Thursday afternoon, according to Louisville Metro police.

Police responded to a robbery at the PNC Bank, located at 1301 Bardstown Road, where three suspects fled. Officers followed the suspects to Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park where one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head.

Officers have not released the identity of the man who shot himself, but confirmed the two other suspects were in police custody.

Several police cruisers are on the scene and drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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