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LMPD: Man arrested, charged with murder for fatally shooting girlfriend

LMPD said the fatal shooting happened early Thursday morning in the 1300 block of South Floyd Street.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police said they have arrested and charged a man for fatally shooting his girlfriend Thursday morning in an apartment in Old Louisville.

Police said Anthony Bedford has been charged with one count each of murder--domestic violence, tampering with physical evidence, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and trafficking in a controlled substance.

An LMPD spokesperson said that the shooting happened around 7:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Floyd Street. 

Police said when officers arrived at the residence, they found Bedford in the apartment, along with his girlfriend who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the woman as Ranna Bowen.

The spokesperson said Bowen was pronounced dead at the scene while Bedford was taken into custody for further questioning.

He was charged a short time later.


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