Man arrested in Dosker Manor murder - News, Weather & Sports

Man arrested in Dosker Manor murder

Tyjuan Romel Moody (Source: LMDC) Tyjuan Romel Moody (Source: LMDC)
Richard Spencer (Source: LMDC) Richard Spencer (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man wanted for the murder of a man and wounding of a woman at a public housing high rise has been arrested.

Louisville Metro Police arrested Tyjuan Romel Moody, 24, for the May 13 shooting death of Richard Spencer, 29.

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The shooting was reported at 5:50 p.m. at Dosker Manor Building A. His arrest report says Moody was in a verbal argument with Spencer before he pulled out a gun and shot Spencer several times. Spencer was taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said Moody then fled the scene and disposed of the gun.

A woman who was 40 weeks pregnant was wounded during the shooting. She was taken to University Hospital where the baby was delivered by Caesarian section. Both mother and child are expected to survive.

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LMPD investigators said the woman was not a target in the shooting, but happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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