Officials identify man killed in Russell neighborhood double shooting

Officials identify man killed in Russell neighborhood double shooting
Calls came in around 12:19 a.m. to the intersection of South 26th Street and Cedar Street on reports of a shooting. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Officials identified the 26-year-old man who was shot and killed in a Russell neighborhood double shooting Sunday afternoon.

Rayshawn Dewayne Gatewood, 26, from Louisville, died due to injuries sustained from gunshot wounds, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

According to MetroSafe, calls came in around 12:19 p.m. to the intersection of South 26th Street and Cedar Street on reports of a shooting.

LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley confirmed that when officers arrived, they found two people who had been shot. One man, later identified as Gatewood, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman who had also been shot at the location was sent to University Hospital and is listed in stable condition at this time.

The investigation is ongoing by LMPD’s Homicide Unit.

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

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