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. 

TheCourier 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.


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