Police investigating shooting of 9-year-old in Russell

The scene at Elliott Avenue.
The scene at Elliott Avenue.(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Nov. 29, 2018 at 7:33 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating a shooting in the Russell neighborhood, Metrosafe confirmed.

A call of a shooting came in at 7:22 p.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of Elliott Avenue. That’s just north of Broadway, near 25th Street.

Once on scene, police found one victim -- a 9-year-old boy.

The child was transported to Norton Children’s Hospital, LMPD Spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said. He is expected to survive.

It was unclear if the victim lived in the area.

No suspect information or motive was provided. It was not clear what the victim or the suspect were doing in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call 574-LMPD (5673).

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