Man shot by LMPD officer identified, charged

Jaron L Bobbitt
Jaron L Bobbitt(LMDC)
Published: Nov. 14, 2023 at 11:03 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The man shot in Monday’s officer-involved shooting has been identified and charged.

38-year-old Jaron Bobbitt led police on a chase throughout the Wyandotte neighborhood around 2:30 p.m. LMPD said he was carrying an AR-style pistol, and refused to put it down. He then pointed the gun at officers and was shot in response.

Bobbitt is charged with fourth-degree assault, domestic violence; fleeing or evading police; wanton endangerment; and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning.