Woman shot in Smoketown neighborhood

Published: Aug. 17, 2016 at 3:18 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A confrontation in Louisville's Smoketown neighborhood turned violent on Tuesday evening.

Louisville Metro police said a woman in her 30s was shot after exchanging words with two or three men near the intersection of Finzer and Hancock Streets around 6:30 p.m.

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The woman was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment. Police said she is expected to recover.

One man was taken into custody for questioning.

LMPD's Major Crime Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the anonymous police tip line at (502) 574-LMPD.

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