18-year-old shot, killed near Dixie Hwy. church identified

18-year-old shot, killed near Dixie Hwy. church identified
The shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Dixie Highway around 1 p.m. Monday, according to MetroSafe. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A man who died after he was shot near a church has been identified.

Tyreese Gober, 18, was shot in the 2200 block of Dixie Highway around 1 p.m. Monday, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s office.

A WAVE 3 News crew said police were investigating in the rear parking lot of the Hill St. Missionary Baptist Church.

Gober suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell said.

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

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