Woman killed in Shively shooting on New Year’s Day identified by officials

Woman killed in Shively shooting on New Year’s Day identified by officials
Police were called to a report of a shooting in the 3400 block of Dixie Highway around 5:30 a.m. on Friday, according to Shively police. (Source: Pexels)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A woman who was shot and killed in her home in Shively on New Year’s Day has been identified.

Jennifer Whittaker, 40, died due to injuries sustained from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Shively police said on Friday, officers were called to a report of a shooting in the 3400 block of Dixie Highway around 5:30 a.m.

Officers arrived at the home and found a woman has been shot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shively police are investigating her death. Anyone with information is asked to call the Shively police tip line at (502) 930-2SPD.

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