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Victims In Shawnee Park Shooting Identified

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - Two people are dead and five others were injured following a shooting in Louisville on Thanksgiving Day. 

It happened during the annual "Juice Bowl" in Shawnee Park Thursday afternoon.

Officials say at least 19 shots were fired in the incident.

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was at the event, at least 150 feet away from the shooting.

Mayor Fischer took to Twitter to condemn the shooting. "To have people with guns so disrespect life, Shawnee Park, and neighborhood tradition is sad and has no place in our city," he said. 

Agents with the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have all joined the investigation. 

So far, Louisville has reached 106 homicides in 2016, four short of the all-time record. 

WAVE 3 reports that the Jefferson County Coroner's Office has released the names of the two men who died in the shooting. Michael L. Carter, 26, of Louisville died of multiple gunshot wounds.William D. McKee, 32, of Louisville, died of a single gunshot wound.

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