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Man found dead by LMPD officers; investigation underway

Officers found a person dead on Parthenia Avenue while investigating a shooting report on...
Officers found a person dead on Parthenia Avenue while investigating a shooting report on Georgetown Place, which is close to the Carpenter Apartments, a Metrosafe spokesperson said.(WAVE 3 News)
Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 5:29 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 at 8:29 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man was found dead by Louisville Metro Police Department officers around 5 p.m. Tuesday in southwest Louisville as they worked to investigate a reported shooting.

Officers found him on Parthenia Avenue while responding to a call about a shooting one block away on Georgetown Place, which is near the Carpenter Apartments in Jacobs, a Metrosafe spokesperson said.

LMPD Officer Beth Ruoff said investigators are working to find out how the man died.

The victim’s identity has not been revealed, nor has any potential suspect information.

Call the LMPD Anonymous Tip Line at (502) 574-LMPD to give any information to investigators.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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