Officials identify man, woman killed in Shively double homicide

Of the three people shot, two of them were killed.
Published: Sep. 17, 2022 at 3:11 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An investigation is underway after two people were killed and another person injured in a triple shooting Saturday morning.

Around 6:30 a.m., Shively police responded to the 3200 block of Dixie Highway on a report of a shooting.

Officers found three people shot. One person, a woman in her 20s, was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive their injuries.

The two others shot died at the scene. One of the victims was a man in his 40s and the other was a woman in her 20s.

Neighbor John Ward said he moved into the apartments 6 months ago and lives in the apartment above where the shooting happened. Wards said while he was getting ready for work, he heard what he thought, at first, was a firework go off.

”I seen a young lady stooped down by her vehicle that just got shot. About that time, I look over the balcony, then I saw the two young people,” neighbor John Ward said. “I saw family members, crying. And to me, to me, I lost a brother and a sister. And I know how they going through.”

Ward said he moved into the apartments 6 months ago and has a message for the family of the victims.

”I’m going to pray for you all every day of my life to help you all get the strength back,” Ward said.

The Jefferson County coroner identified the victims as 40-year-old Vincent Miller and 28-year-old Shaquila Spratley.

Both victims were from Louisville.

Investigators said all parties have been accounted for. Shively spokesperson Jordan Brown said this was not a random act, and all people involved knew each other.

If anyone has any information regarding the case, please contact the Shively Police Department at 502-448-6181 or call the Shively Police tip line at 502-930-2SPD.