Shooting victim dead, stabbing victim wounded in St. Matthews

Published: Jul. 16, 2015 at 6:56 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2015 at 9:37 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One man was shot and killed and a second man was taken to a hospital after being stabbed in an incident at a St. Matthews apartment complex early Thursday morning.

Officers responded to a unit in the Mallgate of St. Matthews apartments, located at 514 Brightwood Place, at 2:36 a.m., St. Matthews Police Officer Troy Armstrong said.

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When police entered the apartment they discovered the body of Miguel Macias, 24, who had been shot multiple times, according to Jefferson County Coroner Bob Jones.

The officers found a second man suffering from a stab wound in a car outside the building.

Law enforcement officials said the stabbing victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. His name has not been released.

Police did not say how the men were injured, but they suspect the men got into a fight and wounded each other, Armstrong said.

Police are not looking for suspects.

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