Man shot, killed on West Kentucky St. identified

Man shot, killed on West Kentucky St. identified
West Kentucky Street New Year Shooting (Source: Phylicia Ashley)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man shot and killed overnight into New Year’s Day has been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s office said Kentrell Morris, 27, was shot around 3:13 a.m. on January 1 in the 2900 block of West Kentucky Street, which is an alley near the parking lot across from Cole’s Place Nightclub. The club closed in November.

Morris died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to officials. His death was the first homicide in Louisville in 2019.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call LMPD’s anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD.

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