Police: Victim shows up at hospital after shooting in Russell neighborhood

(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Jul. 6, 2019 at 12:40 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Police are investigating a shooting in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville.

It was reported just after 11 p.m. Friday, on Place Argente, MetroSafe confirmed. That’s the City View apartment complex near 13th Street, between Chestnut Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard.

When police arrived to the address, they didn’t find a shooting victim.

However, a woman in her 40s showed up at University Hospital with a gunshot wound. Officials believe she is the victim from Place Argente.

Police told WAVE 3 News the victim is expected to survive.

This marks the fourth shooting in a six hour time frame in Louisville. The first happened on St. Andrews Church Road around 6 p.m. and led to a SWAT situation that lasted for five hours.

The next victim was shot at 8:45 p.m. on Wooded Way off Poplar Level Road, just south of East Indiana Trail. Police arrived to that scene to find a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Then, around 9:20 p.m., another victim was shot on Cypress Street near Algonquin Park, police said. Emergency crews found the victim near the gazebo in the park. He appeared to be a teenager and was shot in the leg.

All of the victims from the four shootings on Friday are expected to be OK.

Anyone with information should call the anonymous police tipline at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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