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Homicide victim dropped off at hospital identified as La Grange man

The victim died at 7:09 p.m. Saturday. (Source: WAVE 3 News) The victim died at 7:09 p.m. Saturday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man with a gunshot wound who died after he was dropped off at a Louisville hospital has been identified.

According to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office, Damone O. Jones, 33, of La Grange, died during surgery Saturday at University of Louisville Hospital. He suffered a gunshot wound to the torso. Jones' death has been ruled a homicide.

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Police have not yet determined where the shooting happened.

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Investigators were called to the hospital about 5:45 p.m. Saturday after Jones was dropped off by a friend driving a red Chevy Impala. Since then, police have learned a black man, possibly in his 30s, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans assisted Jones after he was shot. Detectives want to talk with that man.

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Anyone who knows the person who helped Jones or knows anything about the shooting should call the anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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