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Teen shot in Smoketown neighborhood

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Police on the scene of the shooting. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Police on the scene of the shooting. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
The shooting was reported in the 700 block of Caldwell Street. (Source: Google Maps) The shooting was reported in the 700 block of Caldwell Street. (Source: Google Maps)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police are searching for a suspect after a teenager was shot in the Smoketown neighborhood.

According to MetroSafe, the shooting was reported in the 700 block of Caldwell Street just before 10 p.m. Monday.

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Officers said the teenager suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment. The condition of teenager has not been released.

A detailed description of a suspect has not been given but officers said they are looking for a male who was last seen riding a bicycle. Anyone with information is asked to call the anonymous police tip line at (502)574-LMPD.

We will update this story with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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