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Victim ID'd following fatal shooting in Shelby Park

Police said the 64-year-old victim was found shot inside a vehicle in the 1300 block of South Jackson Street Friday night. He died early Saturday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man injured in a Friday night shooting in the Shelby Park neighborhood has been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner said 64-year-old Don Ezell died from multiple gunshot wounds on Saturday.

According to Louisville Metro Police, Ezell was found shot inside a car by officers in the 1000 block of South Jackson Street around 11:30 p.m.

Ezell was taken to UofL Hospital where he died from his injuries early Saturday.

A short distance away, officers were also investigating a non-fatal shooting in the 1300 block of South Preston Street. It’s unclear if the shootings are related, but police said they are investigating due to the proximity.

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


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