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LMPD: 21-year-old arrested for fatal shooting near Buechel, victim identified

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Vincent Crutcher, 34.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in relation to a fatal shooting near Buechel that happened on June 23.

The shooting happened just before 4:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of Heatherview Road, according to LMPD. That's about 0.2 miles from Watterson Elementary.

When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot and he was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. He later succumbed to his injuries.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Vincent Crutcher, 34.

Due to the severity of Crutcher's injuries, the LMPD Homicide Unit began their investigation. Police said on June 24 they had arrested Charvontae Reed, of Louisville, without incident.

Reed has been charged with first degree assault and second degree burglary.

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