Officials identify man killed in early-morning shooting near Buechel neighborhood

Officials identify man killed in early-morning shooting near Buechel neighborhood
Louisville Metro Police are investigating after an early-morning shooting near the Buechel neighborhood Sunday kills one man. (Source: KFVS)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County Coroner has released the identity of the man killed in an early-morning shooting near the Buechel neighborhood Sunday.

Dashanell James, 32, from Louisville died due to injuries sustained from a gunshot wound, according to the deputy coroner.

Around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, police were called to the 4300 block of Norfolk Drive on reports of a shooting, according to LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley.

When they arrived, they located a man, later identified as James, who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the location and police said the shooting appeared to have happened outside.

LMPD’s Homicide Unit is handling the investigation, which is ongoing at this time.

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

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