LMPD: Man admits to dealing drugs before Rustic Way shooting

LMPD: Man admits to dealing drugs before Rustic Way shooting

LMPD: Man admits to dealing drugs before Rustic Way shooting

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Posted on May 22, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 22 at 11:28 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky -- A Louisville man who police said admitted to trying to sell marijuana has been arrested after shooting an armed man while the alleged drug transaction took place.

According to the arrest report, Carnelius Shaw is charged with assault and trafficking marijuana.

Police said he went to a location in the 5400 block of Rustic Way early Tuesday morning to sell marijuana. While there, an unnamed man came from behind the building with a shotgun.  That's when, according to police, Shaw opened fire on the victim, striking him multiple times.

The victim was rushed to University Hospital with gunshot wounds to the neck, back arm and leg.
 

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