Juvenile arrested in Greenwood Ave. homicide

City drawing closer to 100 murders in 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – LMPD has arrested a 16-year-old in connection to the homicide on Greenwood Ave.

He was taken into custody shortly after 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, and he is being housed at the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center.

The juvenile faces charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence.

The shooting was reported around 10:14 a.m. in the Parkland area. Dwight Mitchell, with LMPD, said the man was found on the side of the road.

The man was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital and was pronounced dead. It is Louisville’s 94th homicide of 2016.

 


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