Louisville shooting live updates: Five killed, six injured including officer


(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Five people are dead and six others, including a police officer, are injured following a shooting at a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday morning, according to police.

Here’s how the news is developing. All times Eastern:

Apr 10, 10:32 AM EDT
Shooting unfolded in bank conference room

The gunman opened fire in the bank’s first-floor conference room at about 8:30 a.m. local time, according to officials.

Eyewitnesses said the shooter appeared to have been armed with a long gun.

“He just started shooting,” Troy Haste told ABC Louisville affiliate WHAS-TV. “Whoever was next to me got shot. Blood is on me from it.”

Police said the suspect is dead.

A responding police officer was shot in the head, sources told ABC News. The officer’s condition is unknown.

According to preliminary information, this shooting is not believed to have been terror-related, sources told ABC News.

Apr 10, 10:19 AM EDT
Suspected shooter neutralized

Louisville police tweeted that the “suspected shooter has been neutralized,” adding, “There is no longer an active aggressor threat.”

There is no longer an active aggressor threat. The suspected shooter has been neutralized.

— LMPD (@LMPD) April 10, 2023

Apr 10, 10:05 AM EDT
Residents urged to avoid area

Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg tweeted that residents should avoid the area around Slugger Field until further notice.

There is an active police situation downtown. Please avoid the area around Slugger Field until further notice. We will provide information as soon as possible.

— Mayor Craig Greenberg (@LouisvilleMayor) April 10, 2023

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he is heading to the scene.

“Please pray for all of the families impacted and for the city of Louisville,” he tweeted.

FBI and ATF agents are assisting with the incident.

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