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Man dead after shooting between cars on Watterson Expressway

Louisville Metro police are investigating the death of a man who was shot during an exchange of...
Louisville Metro police are investigating the death of a man who was shot during an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles on the Watterson Expressway (I-264) around 5:40 a.m. Sept. 24.(Source: WAVE 3 News)
Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 7:17 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2021 at 9:29 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An exchange of gunfire between two vehicles on the Watterson Expressway has led to the death of a man in one vehicle and a search for the other vehicle involved.

Dwight Mitchell, a Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman, said officers were called at 5:40 a.m. about two cars traveling eastbound on the Watterson (I-264) in the area of Taylor Blvd. that were shooting at each other.

Mitchell said one of the vehicles crashed into the median wall. The person in that vehicle died. Their name has not been released.

No arrests have been made in the case. Police ask anyone with information to call the tip line at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

The eastbound Watterson Expressway was diverted at the Dixie Highway exit for several hours wheil the police investigation was taking place. The interstate was reopened at 9:10 a.m.

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