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LMPD Shoots Robbery Suspect

Posted at 1:01 PM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 13:01:51-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3/Courier-Journal) – A Louisville Metro Police Officer has shot a robbery suspect, making this the second officer-involved shooting this week. 

The Courier Journal reports that the shooting happened in the city’s Portland neighborhood. One person was transported and the officer was not injured.

There is a heavy police presence in the neighborhood as crews investigate what led up to the shooting.

A witness told WAVE 3 News that the suspect began firing at the police as he walked by her home. She and her son ducked out of the way.

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LEX 18 will update this story as more info is received.