A Man Killed in a Shooting

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Police informed that a man died after a firefight that took place near a local middle school. Ozzy Gibson, Louisville Metro Police Department Deputy Chief Col. said that the police received a report of shots fired near the Lassiter Middle School around 8 p.m.  When officers reached the scene they found an armed man in a field.

The officer asked the man to surrender his weapon but he declined. In fact he fired several shots at the officer. The officer returned the fire, striking and killing the man. Two of the officers have been placed on routine administrative leave while the shooting is investigated. Earlier, the names of the victims or the officer.

The recent update says that Louisville police have identified the officers involved in the shooting of a man near a middle school. The officers are Rondell Carpenter and Zachary Cooke. Carpenter is with department since 2009 and Cooke is fresher with the department. Both the officers are white, and the man who was killed is also white. The victim hasn’t been identified yet. This is Carpenter’s second fatal shooting in a one year. Police said the earlier shooting remains under review.

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