Man arrested in connection to shooting of 2-year-old in Portland neighborhood

Man arrested in connection to shooting of 2-year-old in Portland neighborhood
Ismail Ali, 19, has been charged with assault, wanton endangerment and possession of a handgun by a felon. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed that an arrest has been made in connection to the shooting on the 2200 block of Rowan Street that involved a 2-year-old girl.

Ismail Ali, 19, has been charged with assault, wanton endangerment and possession of a handgun by a felon.

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell confirmed the arrest on Saturday morning.

On Thursday at about 10:20 p.m., police responded to the 2200 block of Rowan Street where a 2-year-old had been grazed by a bullet.

The child’s injuries were not life-threatening, and is expected to be okay.

No other updates were given at the moment. LMPD is still investigating.

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