Girl, 16, killed in Shawnee double shooting; 15-year-old boy also hurt

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 9:18 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2021 at 12:05 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A teenage girl is dead after being shot in Shawnee early Wednesday night. A 15-year-old boy was also shot.

It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Cecil Avenue off West Market Street, Louisville Metro Police Department spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said. The teenagers were rushed to UofL Hospital for treatment, where the girl later died.

The teenage boy is said to have injuries that are not serious.

The victims’ names were not released.

Updates to this story will be made as new information becomes available. Please contact the LMPD Anonymous Tip Line at (502) 574-LMPD with any information that can help investigators.

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