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18-year-old killed in overnight shooting in Parkland neighborhood

Police say a man was pronounced dead at the scene of a shooting in the 3200 block of West Kentucky Street early Saturday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to a release from the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD), an 18-year-old man is dead after a shooting in the Parkland neighborhood early Saturday. 

Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 3200 block of West Kentucky Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Once on the scene they located a man who had sustained a gunshot wound. 

Emergency workers on the scene pronounced the man dead. 

The coroner identified the victim as 18-year-old Michael Bass, Jr. 

LMPD’s Homicide Unit is handling the investigation which remains open and ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Tip Hotline at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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