Teenager in critical condition after being shot near GE Appliance Park

Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 5:03 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2021 at 12:29 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A teenage boy was shot in a neighborhood near GE’s Appliance Park on Wednesday afternoon and is in critical condition, according to LMPD Officer Beth Ruoff.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. on Norbrook Drive off Fegenbush Lane. The victim was rushed to UofL Hospital for treatment after officers responded.

The pace of gun violence in Louisville continues to contribute to the city’s staggering homicide rate.

A male teenager fatally shot Wednesday morning at Cox’s Park marked the city’s 100th criminal homicide. The cause of death in 95 of those homicides was a gunshot wound according to LMPD data; only 32% of cases have been solved.

LMPD is also investigating more than 300 non-fatal shootings.

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

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