Police respond to 2 shootings within blocks of each other
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police responded to two shootings very near to each other, that took place just minutes apart.
At 7:18 p.m. Tuesday, a shooting was called into the 1400 block of Hemlock Street. Metrosafe reported one person was shot at that location.
A police spokesperson confirmed a black male, unknown age, suffered multiple gunshot wounds at that location and was taken to University Hospital in a private vehicle. Police met that vehicle at 1st and Chestnut Streets and took him the rest of the way to the hospital.
Just moments later, at 7:22 p.m., a call came in of a shooting in the 2800 block of Garland Ave.
Once on scene, police found a male believed to be in his mid 20s, with a gunshot wound. He was transported to University Hospital.
Police are not saying if these shootings are connected.
No further information is known at this point.
Anyone with information is asked to call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.
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