LMPD says 9th St. shooting victim alive, in grave condition

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Posted on August 8, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 8 at 6:36 PM

Shooting on Fisk Court

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A man is listed as being in grave condition at University Hospital after a shooting in the 1100 block of Fisk Court at the Beecher Terrace complex.

The shooting took place at around 11:30 a.m. on August 8. The victim was being transported to the hospital in a private vehicle by an unidentified person when the vehicle was stopped by police near Roy Wilkins Avenue and Jefferson Street.

Police said the victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance and was reported to be in critical condition. Around 12:45 p.m., officials reported that the man had been declared dead. A few moments later, a correction was issued that the man was in grave condition.

After initially reporting the victim in this afternoon's shooting near 9th and Muhammad Ali was dead, LMPD has issued a correction. The latest information from LMPD states that the victim is not dead, but in grave condition.

The victim is described as a man in his late 20s or early 30s.

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