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Identity of man killed in Portland shooting revealed

A Jasper Co. man is dead after an accidental shooting on Sept. 8. (Source: Pixabay)
A Jasper Co. man is dead after an accidental shooting on Sept. 8. (Source: Pixabay)
Published: Apr. 1, 2021 at 4:15 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County deputy coroner has identified a man who was killed in a shooting in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood late Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the 400 block of North 21st Street around 11 p.m. on Wednesday for reports of a shooting, LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said. When they arrived, they found a man, identified as 27-year-old Brandon Bell, who had been shot several times.

Bell was pronounced dead at UofL Hospital after being transported there via EMS.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD Anonymous Tip Line with information.

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