Man found dead on Pirtle Street

Man found shot to death on Pirtle Street
Man found shot to death on Pirtle Street
Published: Jun. 15, 2015 at 12:33 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2015 at 12:38 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man was found shot to death on a sidewalk in the Portland neighborhood Monday morning.

Officers were first called to the 1900 block of Pirtle Street around 6:45 a.m., when a woman spotted the body on her way to work.

Dwight Mitchell, Public Information Officer for LMPD, said the man was black and appeared to be in his late teens or early 20s.

Homicide detectives are investigating the death, but do not have any suspects or a motive at this time. They are speaking with people in the area, hoping to find a witness or more information.

WAVE 3 News will continue to update this story as more details become available.

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