One dead, on wounded after shooting at Jefferson Square Park in downtown Louisville

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The Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) confirms they are investigating a deadly shooting that happened at Jefferson Square Park Saturday night. LMPD deployed additional officers to the scene, some in riot gear while they cleared the area to investigate the shooting.

Officers say around 9 p.m. there were reports of shots fired in Jefferson Square Park. Sheriff’s Department officers who were in the park started performing life-saving measures on a man who was hit. They were unable to save him, police say he died at the scene.

A short time later, LMPD confirms they got a report of another shooting victim at the Hall of Justice. That person was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The park and the area around it has been completely cleared so detectives can conduct their investigation, LMPD says. Detectives are trying to gather as much information as possible in order to identify all who were involved in the incident.

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