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Fatal shooting near Churchill Downs under investigation

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting in the Taylor-Berry neighborhood.

At 1:14 p.m. Thursday, LMPD officers were called to the 1300 block of Larchmont Avenue off Central Avenue on report of a shooting.

According to a LMPD spokesman, one man was shot and killed behind a home in the area and another man was stabbed and taken to the hospital. That person suffered non-life threatening injuries and is expected to survive, officers said.

Police are calling the incident an altercation between the two men and are questioning people who were inside the home at the time of the shooting.

They believe this was a contained situation and are not looking for suspects.

We have a reporter on the scene and will bring you more information as it become available.

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