Multiple Victims In Officer-Involved Shooting In Buechel; Police Close EB Watterson Ramp

Posted at 7:20 PM, Apr 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-22 19:20:21-04

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Multiple people have been shot in Buechel in an officer-involved shooting, Metrosafe said.

Our sister station WAVE 3 News reports the call came in at 4:18 p.m. of a person shot on Bardstown Road near Bashford Manor. 

Police said two subjects were engaged in an altercation. A West Buechel police officer was alerted.

One of the suspects was armed. When a police officer pursued the subject, shots were fired and the suspect was hit.

The suspect and one victim are in critical condition at UofL Hospital. 

A witness on scene of shooting at Bardstown Road and Bashford Manor said he heard 10-15 shots go off while he was working outside at nearby retailer collecting carts.

Around 5:30 p.m., the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the I-264 eastbound ramp to the Bardstown Road exit was closed for an undetermined period of time for a law enforcement investigation. 

Metrosafe confirmed that the closure was related to the shooting. 

No other information was immediately available.

This story will be updated.