Coroner identifies man shot and killed near I-65 ramp to St. Catherine Street

One possible victim has been located, according to LMPD dispatchers.
One possible victim has been located, according to LMPD dispatchers.(Marc Wilson | WAVE 3)
Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 8:43 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 27, 2021 at 10:28 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The name of a man found shot to death on the exit ramp from I-65 South to St. Catherine Street has been released.

The Jefferson County Coroners Office has identified the victim as Shantez Hayes, 30, of Louisville.

Officer Beth Ruoff, a Louisville Metro police spokesperson, said officers received a call about a shooting at South Brook and East St. Catherine around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Ruoff said officers found Hayes dead inside a car.

No suspects have been named. LMPD is at the scene investigating.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD or provide information online using LMPD Crime Tip Portal.

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