Officials identify 18-year-old who died after being found shot in car in Chickasaw

Published: Jun. 18, 2021 at 5:05 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 4:19 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified an 18-year-old who died after being shot in the Chickasaw neighborhood Friday afternoon.

Hakim Rushin died due to injuries sustained from a gunshot wound, according to the coroner’s office. The manner of death has been ruled as a homicide.

Louisville Metro Police confirmed the shooting occurred at Greenwood Avenue and 40th Street around 4 p.m. Friday.

Officers found the victim in an alleyway inside a car after it happened, a Metrosafe spokesperson said.

An ambulance rushed the victim, later identified as Rushin, to the hospital where he later died.

No suspect information has been released.

Anyone with information should call the LMPD Anonymous Tip Line at (502) 574-LMPD.

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