Man shot, killed in St. Matthews

Police are investigating a deadly shooting at the Mallgate Apartments in St. Matthews

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A search for a suspect is underway after a man is shot and killed in St. Matthews Sunday.

The shooting happened before 9 p.m. in the 500 block of Quails Run outside Mallgate Apartments, just south of Mall St. Matthews.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Matthew Upton.

Witnesses told WHAS that Upton was a resident of the apartment complex. They say he was shot at least twice – once in the chest and once in the arm.

St. Matthews Police say they have had problems at Mallgate apartments in the past. The last homicide at the complex happened in July 2015.

Police are currently searching for a suspect. This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information, you are encouraged to call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.

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