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Police: Man shot woman while she laid in bed with a child

At the scene of the shooting on Parthenia Ave.
At the scene of the shooting on Parthenia Ave.
Updated: Apr. 7, 2019 at 8:04 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating a double shooting on Parthenia Ave., Metrosafe confirms.

A call of a shooting came in around 9:11 p.m. Saturday night.

First responders arrived on scene and found two victims.

In an arrest slip for Elvis Ray Carrier, police say he used an assault rifle to shoot toward a house in the 4000 block of Parthenia Ave. Police said he hit a woman inside the house twice in the chest. The arrest slip also said the female victim was laying in bed next to a child when the shooting took place.

Elvis Ray Carrier (Source: LMDC)
Elvis Ray Carrier (Source: LMDC)(LMDC)

Another victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the man killed as Tashawn Feldman, 20. His cause of death was ruled a single gunshot wound to the torso.

The woman who was shot, who is believed to be in her 30s, was transported to University Hospital in critical condition.

Police said the incident began with a dispute involving several people outside. During the altercation, Carrier fired several shots with a gun, which struck the two victims.

“There were a number of people outside so right now we’re canvassing the neighborhood, talking with several different people to see what information we can put together. It’s still an open, active investigation,” Smiley said.

Police said four other occupants in the home of the female victim were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 502-574-5673.

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