Coroner reveals identity of man shot, killed in Kroger parking lot at 28th and Broadway

Coroner reveals identity of man shot, killed in Kroger parking lot at 28th and Broadway
Calls came in to police around 3:27 p.m. on reports of a shooting on the intersection of South 28th Street and West Broadway. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has revealed the identity of the man shot and killed in the parking lot of the West Broadway Kroger store Sunday afternoon.

37-year-old Dayshawn Tolbert died due to injuries sustained from a gunshot wound according to the deputy coroner.

According to Metrosafe, calls came in to police around 3:27 p.m. on reports of a shooting on the intersection of South 28th Street and West Broadway.

LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell confirmed that when officers arrived on scene at the Kroger at 2710 West Broadway, they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man, later identified as Tolbert, was transported to University Hospital where he later died due to his injuries.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is currently investigating. There are no suspects at this time.

Kroger Corporate Affairs Manager Erin Grant released a statement Sunday afternoon announcing the West Broadway store has been closed for the time being while investigation continues.

“We are saddened by the shooting incident that occurred around 3:30 p.m. today at our West Broadway store, and our team is thankful for the quick response of the LMPD. We are cooperating with law enforcement and assisting with their investigation. Our store is closed and will reopen after the investigation concludes.”

Kroger announced the store reopened around 6:00 p.m. Sunday and the fuel center reopened Monday morning.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the LMPD anonymous tip line at (502) 574-LMPD (5673).

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