Victim identified in S. 38th Street fatal shooting

1 dead in S. 38th Street shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – One person is dead and police are looking for answers after a shooting in the Shawnee neighborhood Saturday.

Police responded to the 400 block of South 38th and Herman Streets just before 8 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a body of a male shot to death in the rear of an apartment building. The Jefferson County coroner has identified the victim as 19-year-old Tyson Gibbs. 

Gibbs died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Gibbs was a senior at Waggener High School during the 2016-17 school year and played on the school's football team.

Gibbs' family is no stranger to grief. His 15-year-old sister Tysha Spearman was shot and killed in 2013. Their father, also a victim of gun violence, was shot to death in 2004.

Police do not have any suspects at this time.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 574-LMPD. 

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