Man stumbles down street for help, says he was shot in abdomen

Man stumbles down street for help, says he was shot in abdomen

Man stumbles down street for help, says he was shot in abdomen

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by Katherine Faust

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 23, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Updated Saturday, Aug 23 at 2:40 PM

E. Main Street shooting

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Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) – MetroSafe responded to a report of a shooting that took place in an undisclosed location near Main Street.

A group of yard workers were doing maintenance work in the 1200 block of Main Street when they said a man stumbled up to them from the east. They said the man appeared to be homeless and was carrying a container of alcohol.

When the victim drew closer, witnesses said they could see he had been shot in the abdomen. They said his shirt was bloody and that the wound was visible.

The man allegedly said he had been shot somewhere down the street.

The yard workers contacted police, and the victim was transported to the hospital around noon.

Officers are still investigating the incident surrounding the shooting.

Stay with WHAS11 as we continue to update this developing story.

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