Police: 16-year-old found shot at Thorntons on Preston Highway

Police: 16-year-old found shot at Thorntons on Preston Highway
LMPD found the victim at the gas station on Preston Highway in Newburg. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A 16-year-old was found shot inside of a vehicle at a Thorntons gas station in Louisville.

The shooting was reported around 11:45 p.m. Sunday at 5318 Preston Highway, according to MetroSafe.

Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Officer Lamont Washington said officers believe the shooting happened at a different location.

Washington said the victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital and is not expected to survive.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information has been encouraged to call the LMPD tip line at 574-LMPD.

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