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Police respond to 2 shootings within blocks of each other

Published: Dec. 20, 2017 at 12:34 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 20, 2017 at 5:53 AM EST
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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.

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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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