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Man injured in December shooting while aboard TARC bus dies

Officials with the Jefferson County Coroner's Office say the man died from his injuries Friday afternoon.
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A bullet shatters a window of a TARC bus after an altercation leads to a shooting in downtown Louisville on Dec. 23, 2018.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A man who was injured in a December shooting on a TARC has died.

Officials with the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office say 42-year-old Michael Bennett died Friday afternoon after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

The shooting took place on December 23.

RELATED: Altercation on TARC bus leads to shooting in downtown Louisville

Police said in their initial investigation, Bennett and the suspect got into some type of altercation on the bus at 4th and Market Streets. Bennett was shot as the suspect exited the bus.

That suspect fled shortly after.

If you have any information on this shooting, you are asked to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 574-LMPD.

LMPD’s Homicide Unit is investigating.