Louisville, KY shooting: Multiple casualties, say police


Police have confirmed reports of an “active aggressor” in a city near the Louisville Slugger Field, a baseball stadium. The Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) has urged the public to stay out of the area on East Main Street, near Slugger Field. Video footage from the scene shows officers and ambulances in the street, and police have confirmed reports of multiple casualties in a shooting in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

Governor Andy Beshear tweeted that he was headed to the scene and asked for prayers for all of the families impacted and for the city of Louisville. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has also announced that it is sending agents to the scene.

FBI Louisville special agents have responded to the scene of this morning’s shooting in downtown Louisville and are assisting our law enforcement partners. https://t.co/4QfXtKplf0

— FBI Louisville (@FBILouisville) April 10, 2023

This is a breaking story, and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

The shooting in downtown Louisville has left many people shocked and saddened. It is not yet known who the shooter is or what their motive may have been. However, it is clear that this was a senseless act of violence that has caused great harm to innocent people.

The LMPD has not released any information about the number of casualties or the severity of their injuries. However, eyewitnesses have reported seeing several people being taken away on stretchers. The area around Slugger Field has been cordoned off, and police are urging people to stay away from the scene.

The shooting has sparked a massive response from law enforcement agencies, including the FBI. The FBI has said that it is sending agents to the scene to assist with the investigation. The LMPD has also called in additional officers to help with the response.

The shooting in downtown Louisville is just the latest in a string of violent incidents that have occurred across the country in recent years. Gun violence has become a major issue in the United States, with mass shootings occurring on a regular basis.

Many people are calling for stricter gun control laws to help prevent these types of incidents from happening. However, others argue that gun control laws would not be effective and that people have a right to bear arms.

Regardless of the debate over gun control, it is clear that something needs to be done to address the issue of gun violence in the United States. Too many innocent people have lost their lives in senseless acts of violence, and this cannot continue.

As the investigation into the shooting in downtown Louisville continues, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. We hope that those responsible for this heinous act are brought to justice and that steps are taken to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.