Man killed in Shelby Park shooting identified

Man killed in Shelby Park shooting identified
Officers were called to the 700 block of E. Kentucky Street where they found a man who had been shot around 4:15 p.m. on July 29. He died at the hospital. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the Shelby Park neighborhood of Louisville on Wednesday.

LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said officers were called to the 700 block of E. Kentucky Street around 4:15 p.m. where they found a man who had been shot, later identified as Dewight Lacey, 29.

Lacey was taken via EMS to UofL Hospital with what appeared to be injuries that were not serious; Mitchell said, however, his condition took a turn and he died at the hospital.

There are no suspects currently.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating. Anyone with information about the shooting should call 574-LMPD (5673).

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