Child shot, killed in West Louisville identified

Child shot, killed in West Louisville identified
LMPD is responding to the scene of a shooting in the 400 block of N. 34th St. (Source: Miles Jackson/WAVE 3 News)
LMPD is responding to the scene of a shooting in the 400 block of N. 34th St. (Source: Miles Jackson/WAVE 3 News)
Andre Lamont Oneal Jr. (Source: Christopher 2X)
Andre Lamont Oneal Jr. (Source: Christopher 2X)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A child was shot and killed in the Shawnee neighborhood Saturday night.

Louisville Metro police responded to the scene of a fatal shooting a little before 11:30 p.m. in the 400 block of N. 34th Street.

A child later identified as Andre Lamont Oneal Jr. was taken to the hospital by private vehicle. He was later pronounced dead. Community activist Christopher 2X said the boy was 8 years old.

Police are working to determine who was in the home at the time of the shooting.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating.

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