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Woman, 23, identified as victim in Louisville motel shooting

The coroner said the Jeffersonville, Indiana woman was found shot inside of a motel room on Airport Hotels Boulevard Friday night.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A woman shot and killed at a motel in the Edgewood neighborhood has been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner says 23-year-old Maliyah Daniel of Jeffersonville, Indiana died from a gunshot wound.

Metro Police responded to Motel 6 on Airport Hotels Boulevard around 9 p.m. Friday following reports of a shooting.

Officers arrived on the scene and searched one of the rooms, finding Daniel shot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Daniel's family has started a GoFundMe to help cover the cost of her funeral. Her family said she was an amazing person who worked extremely hard.

"She had big dreams and big plans for her and her son," they said. "Maliyah did mostly everything on her own from paying bills to taking care of her son."

Click here if you would like to donate.

Police said no suspects are in custody and asked if anyone knows anything to call their anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD (5673) or use their online tip portal. 

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