LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police (LMPD) are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found dead in the Russell neighborhood Sunday morning.
According to LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley, officers responded to the area of Elliott Ave. and 26th Street on a report of a person down sometime before 3 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a man who had died.
The Coroner's Office identified the man as 36-year-old Jarvis Patterson of Louisville.
Smiley's release did not include a description of Patterson's injuries but said the department does believe they were a result of foul play. The coroner's report listed his cause of death as a gunshot wound.
The Homicide Unit is handling the investigation.
If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to call the LMPD anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD (5673).