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Coroner IDs Louisville teen shot, killed in Shawnee alleyway

According to police, there are no suspects in custody.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police (LMPD) is investigating after a teenager was killed in a shooting in the Shawnee neighborhood on Tuesday.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the teen as 16-year-old Draven Daniel.

Police said officers responded to the shooting around 2:30 p.m. in an alleyway behind the 600 block of South 38th Street.

LMPD Major Corey Robinson said when officers arrived, they found Daniel suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said he was pronounced died at the scene.

According to police, there are no suspects in custody.

"The first thing we all think of is 'what number is this one.' This is someone's loved one here," Robinson said. 

He added out of respect for the person and their family, he felt the need to speak to the community.

"Our city, the country as a whole has an issue with violence, and so let's get out in front of it and make it certain we end the year on a good note," Robinson said.

No other information is available at this time.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, you are asked to call 574-LMPD (5673) or use their online portal.

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