UPDATE: Man killed in shooting on West Broadway identified by coroner

UPDATE: Man killed in shooting on West Broadway identified by coroner
Authorities are investigating a Thursday night fatal shooting on West Broadway. (Source: pexels)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The man shot and killed on West Broadway in Louisville Thursday night has been identified.

18-year-old Chad Mitchell died at University Hospital following a shooting investigation Thursday, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Mitchell was found in the 3500 block of West Broadway around 11:30 p.m. suffering from a gunshot wound after officers received calls about a shooting there, LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley said.

Smiley said Mitchell was transported via EMS to UofL Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His death has been classified as a homicide. The LMPD Homicide Unit is handling the investigation.

No suspect information has been released.

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

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