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Victim identified in fatal shooting near Jefferson Memorial Forest

Police said a victim was shot and killed in the 3800 block of Blevins Gap Road around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Editor's note: A previous version of this story had the victim as 56-years-old. His correct age has been updated.

Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot to death in southwest Jefferson County.

Metro Police responded to the incident in the 3800 block of Blevins Gap Road, not too far from the Jefferson Memorial Forest, around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers found a man unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the man as 46-year-old Steven Vanover, Jr.

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

The Homicide Unit is investigating.

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