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Arrest made in double shooting, victim identified

Police were called to the 4300 block of Northwestern Parkway just after 6:15 p.m. That's where they located the two victims.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man is dead and a woman is injured after a shooting in the Portland neighborhood Wednesday evening.

Police were called to the 4300 block of Northwestern Parkway just after 6:15 p.m. That's where they located the two victims.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was taken to University of Louisville hospital with serious injuries. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the man as 19-year-old Demone Cook.

According to an arrest citation, Jeffrey Acres faces multiple charges in connection to the double shooting. 

LMPD said the injured woman told police the name and car of the shooter. Officers arriving to the scene when they observed a car matching the description given. 

Acres then fled from police at high rates of speeds. Once police performed a traffic stop, Acres attempted to flee on foot and ran into an apartment. 

The arrest citation says Acres told police he was on the scene and was there to sell marijuana. 

Acres is charged with murder, assault, fleeing or evading police, possession of handgun by a convicted felon, receiving stolen property and trafficking marijuana.

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