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Officer shoots man while investigating carjacking scene, LMPD says

A spokesperson for the department said a man was shooting at officers while they were investigating a carjacking scene Sunday evening.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Metro Police said two men are hospitalized after an officer shot a man following an attempted carjacking in Park Hill.

Officers said the incident happened near Harrod and Patton Court in the Park Hill housing complex around 5 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, they were investigating and setting up the perimeter around the scene when they said a man began shooting at them.

Officer Willaim Stull returned shots, injuring the man. Stull had been an officer with the department since April of 2019

Police said the person who was the victim of the carjacking was also shot. Both men were taken to the hospital.

The person believed to have shot at the officers is named Howard Harris. He is being charged with attempted murder, wanton endangerment in the first degree of a police officer and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

Police collected video evidence connecting him to the attempted robbery.

If you have any information that can help police, you are asked to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 574-LMPD or use their Crime Tip Portal.

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