Arrest made in connection to December murder on East Caldwell St.

Arrest made in connection to December murder on East Caldwell St.
Jaylin Bell, 24, was arrested on Feb. 12 by homicide detectives for the killing of Kayla Hunter-Purcell. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police arrested a man in connection to the murder of a woman in Louisville that happened in December.

Kayla Hunter-Purcell, 21, died from injuries sustained from a gunshot wound before 8:00 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2019.
Kayla Hunter-Purcell, 21, died from injuries sustained from a gunshot wound before 8:00 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2019. (Source: Christopher 2X)

Jaylin Bell, 24, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by homicide detectives for the killing of Kayla Hunter-Purcell.

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She was killed by gunfire on Dec. 6 in the 100 block of East Caldwell Street.

Neighbors told WAVE 3 News at the time they heard an argument just before shots rang out. A stray bullet also broke a window at a neighboring apartment.

Bell was also arrested in early 2014 at age 18 for his alleged involvement in a shooting in Shelby Park. One person was injured in that shooting.

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