Shooting in Louisville leaves one woman dead

The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating the city's first homicide of the new year.

Louisville, KY (WHAS11) - The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating the city's first homicide of the new year.  It happened around 3:30p.m. in the Park Hill neighborhood.  Police were called to the scene at 23rd and West Ormsby Avenue.  When they arrived, they found a woman in her 20s who had been shot in the front doorway of her home.  She was rushed to University Hospital where she died a short time later.

"This is an unfortunate incident, every homicide in the city is unfortunate and shouldn't happen.  Obviously there was a dispute of some sort, we don't know what that dispute was over, but no one's life deserveds to be taken over a dispute." - Dale Vadim, LMPD PIO

Police say they are working to determine who is responsible. 

At this time, they do not have any suspects in custody, but they are following leads.

If you have any information that could help police, you can call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.

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