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FBI took charge
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said in a tweet that he was on his way to the scene. Beshear said in a tweet that LMPD has confirmed a shooting in downtown Louisville that has resulted in multiple casualties. I am going there now. Please pray for all the affected families and the City of Louisville. The FBI said its agents were responding to the shootings. The shooting took place at a building on East Main Street that houses the Old National Bank.
The attacker fired in a densely populated
Louisville Metro Police said earlier Monday that there was an active shooter on the 300 block of East Main Street in Kentucky. The Louisville metro area, located on Kentucky’s border with Indiana, has a population of approximately 630,000 as of the 2020 census. The 300 block of East Main Street is formerly bounded by minor league stadium Louisville Slugger Field and includes a bank, dentist’s office, a furniture store, and the Louisville Ballet.
Death of five people confirmed
Police said at least five people died and at least six were taken to University of Louisville Hospital, including an officer. The condition of those who have been taken is unknown at this time. Police said at a briefing at the scene that the shooter was confirmed dead and the circumstances of his death were unknown. Police said there is no active threat at this time.
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