Man ID'd after being shot dead near Jefferson Mall

Published: Dec. 8, 2017 at 10:03 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 8, 2017 at 4:22 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man who was shot and killed in Okolona early Friday morning has been identified.

Julio Vlades-Vivas, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene near Jefferson Mall.

The call about a shooting in the 5000 block of Rossmoor Drive came in shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday. Vlades-Vivas was pronounced dead minutes later.

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He had been shot several times.

Police weren't immediately sure if the victim lived in the area, but the coroner's office confirmed Vlades-Vivas lived on the same street where he was killed.

No information about suspects or motives was immediately available.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call LMPD.

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