Louisville Police officers fatally killed a man Thursday night after responding to reports that shots were fired.
Jacquelyn Villaroel, the police chief in Louisville, said that officers were on the scene around 10 p.m. at Frankfort Avenue. This area is a residential neighborhood with many restaurants located near downtown Louisville. Around 20 minutes after the officers reported that they were being shot at, they said on their radio. Gwinn Villaroel stated that officers reported shortly afterward that the subject was shot and down.
The man was treated by police at the scene. He was then transported to University of Louisville Hospital, where he died. Gwinn Villaroel identified the suspect as a white male in his 30s but gave no other information. No other person was injured.
Gwinn Villaroel, the new city chief , spoke with reporters Thursday night. She did not take questions, but she said that more information could be released on Friday.