Woman charged after Friday shooting in Russell neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A woman has been charged following a Friday shooting in the Russell neighborhood.

Police responded to the shooting at 13th Street and Madison Avenue after a woman in her 30’s was shot in the leg. She was transported to University Hospital with serious injuries. 

Police say they were able to arrest 35-year-old Kennetta Taylor and charge her in connection to the shooting.

According to arrest records, Taylor admitted to shooting the victim as she was running away.

Taylor is charged with first-degree assault and is currently booked at Metro Corrections and is being held on $10,000 bond.

She is expected to appear in court Oct. 24. 

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