Fischer and Conrad Address Thursday’s Shootings

Louisville Metro police will increase patrols in the West End in response to two shootings that left three people dead and three others injured. The first shooting was between a group of men in the Parkland and Victory Park neighborhoods. Police were called to the scene. Shortly afterward, a second round of shooting began nearby.… Continue reading Fischer and Conrad Address Thursday’s Shootings

Three Dead, Three Injured In West Louisville Shootings

Update, 5:55 pm: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD Chief Steve Conrad will discuss the shootings with the press at 7 pm tonight. WFPL’s Phillip M. Bailey will be there. We’ll post updates here and on Twitter. Update, 4:49 pm: University of Louisville Hospital, where the victims were taken, is on lockdown. Multiple shootings in… Continue reading Three Dead, Three Injured In West Louisville Shootings

Officer Shot in West Louisville, Two Taken to U of L Hospital

Two Louisville Metro police officers have been taken to University of Louisville Hospital following a shooting in west Louisville. The shooting happened near 18th Street and Nelligan Ave. One officer was grazed by a shot, the other was injured in the chase.  Mayor Greg Fischer has spoken with both injured officers. A spokesman says the injuries… Continue reading Officer Shot in West Louisville, Two Taken to U of L Hospital

UPDATE: Louisville Police Officer Shot in Okolona

A Louisville Metro police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound at University Hospital Police spokesperson Alicia Smiley says the female officer was injured while on a call this  morning in the Okolona neighborhood. “We had an officer from our Seventh Division who responded to a domestic incident in the 7000 block of Ronwood about… Continue reading UPDATE: Louisville Police Officer Shot in Okolona

Families of Wounded Police Officers Speak Publicly

Relatives of two Jeffersonville police officers who were shot last week spoke about their conditions today. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The officers were shot during a call to a Jeffersonville Motel 6 on Thursday. Corporal Dan Lawhorn was shot twice in the leg, and Patrolman Keith Broady was shot in the chest. Both men… Continue reading Families of Wounded Police Officers Speak Publicly

Investigation Continues Into Shooting Of Indiana Officers

Two Jeffersonville, Indiana police officers remain hospitalized in serious but stable condition after they were shot during a drug investigation Thursday night. Corporal Dan Lawhorn and Patrolman Keith Broady are recovering from surgery at University of Louisville Hospital. Both were struck by gunfire when they were ambushed at Motel 6 room, where they were called… Continue reading Investigation Continues Into Shooting Of Indiana Officers