Charges placed against two men after Portland shooting

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two men being questioned following a shooting Tuesday night in the Portland neighborhood are now facing charges.

Clifton Jones and Dontay Rice, both 23, have been charged with charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, trafficking in a controlled substance and receiving stolen property.

Jones and Rice were being questioned by investigators after 26-year-old Ricco Cunningham was found dead behind the Chevron station at 22nd Street and Portland Avenue.

Neither man has been charged in Cunningham's shooting. Louisville Metro Police tell us their investigation is continuing.

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