1 shot, killed at Louisville gas station

Published: Mar. 14, 2017 at 3:53 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 14, 2017 at 9:31 PM EDT
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A silver sadan and a navy blue pickup truck were left inside the police tape. (Source: James...
A silver sadan and a navy blue pickup truck were left inside the police tape. (Source: James Thomas/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man was shot and killed late Monday night in the parking lot of a Louisville gas station.

Louisville Metro police said the shooting happened about 11:32 p.m. outside the Thorntons at 4136 Cane Run Road.

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"When officers arrived they located a white male who apparently been shot, he received fatal injuries," LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said.

A dark blue truck and a silver sedan were left inside the police tape near the gas pumps. Police said the victim was the driver of the truck.

Police don't know why the victim was at the gas station. Officers said the gas station had nothing to do with the shooting.

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It was not immediately clear whether the victim lived in the area. His name has not been released.

This area of Cane Run Road has had some troubles recently.

On Jan. 3, two people were hit by gunfire after bullets riddled their car. The victims drove from Strotman Road to the same Thortons gas station to call for help.

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Then, nearby on Jan. 25, a 16-year-old was walking along Riedley Road to the bus stop. She claims that to man in a white van try to abduct her.

Police have not released any suspect information concerning the deadly shooting.

Anyone with information about Monday night's shooting should call the Metro Louisville Police Department's anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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