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Coroner identifies victim of deadly shooting near Bullitt County line

Louisville police said they received the call around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday of a dead man at the 11000 block of Nez Perce Way, near the Bullitt County line.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting in south Jefferson County.

LMPD said they received the call around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday of a dead person at the 11000 block of Nez Perce Way, near the Bullitt County line.

When officers arrived, they said they found a man dead inside the residence with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Coroner's Office later identified the man as 46-year-old Purnell Maddox.

The Homicide Unit is investigating and no arrests have been made according to police.

Police ask anyone with information to call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD (5673) or use their online tip portal.

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