Suspect arrested in double murder on Rodman Street

Suspect arrested in double murder on Rodman Street
Eric Lee Anthony (Source: LMDC)
Eric Lee Anthony (Source: LMDC)
Monte Compton (Source: Family photo)
Monte Compton (Source: Family photo)
Donte Jefferson (Source: Family photo)
Donte Jefferson (Source: Family photo)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An arrest has been made in a quadruple shooting that left two of the victims dead Tuesday night near Churchill Downs.

A Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman said Eric Lee Anthony, 23, was arrested Wednesday night in the 5800 block of Russett Place. He is charged with two counts of murder, two counts of assault, three counts of wanton endangerment, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

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The shootings happened inside an apartment in the 2800 block of Rodman Street near the intersection of M Street about 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Two of the victims, Monte Compton, 24, and Donte Jefferson, 29, were pronounced dead at the scene. The other two victims, a man and a woman, were taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment. They are expected to survive.

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