Man shot multiple times, killed in Iroquois neighborhood identified

Man shot multiple times, killed in Iroquois neighborhood identified
The shooting was reported in the 5400 block of Mitscher Avenue. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Police have yet to identify the victim in the shooting. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Police have yet to identify the victim in the shooting. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner identified a man shot and killed in the Iroquois neighborhood on Thursday.

Metrosafe confirmed that a call came in around 5:12 p.m. on Thursday of a shooting in the 5400 block of Mitscher Avenue.

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LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell later confirmed the victim died at the scene.

A deputy coroner identified the victim as Abdifatah Hussein.

Officials said the victim lived in the 5300 block of Mitscher Avenue.

Mitchell also said there are no suspects in custody, though WAVE 3 News cameras captured multiple people being arrested on scene. Mitchell said the arrests are currently unrelated.

Officials have not released whether the suspect lived in the area of the shooting or not.

Anyone with information has been asked to call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.

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