Man shot, killed in Russell neighborhood

Man shot multiple times dies at hospital

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting at 28th and Elliott Avenue.

This shooting happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday and LMPD's second division responded to the scene.

After gunshot detection technology alerted LMPD, Dominique L. Ellis-Denning, a 27-year-old male, was found in the street and later died of injuries at the hospital about thirty minutes later. LMPD has not released his identity or his age. Witnesses originally told WHAS11 the victim was 25-years-old. 

LMPD have charged 34-year-old Montrell Matthews with murder in connection to the shooting. 

 

This shooting happened in the Russell neighborhood. 

LMPD said they are continuing to gather information and if anyone has any information, please call 574-LMPD. 

One officer was involved in a crash at 18th and Oak. LMPD said they believe the officer was rushing to the scene of the Russell shooting when the crash happened.

LMPD the officer was not injured in the crash but there were minor injuries from the other vehicle involved. At least two vehicles were involved in this crash, that includes the officer's vehicle. 

 

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