Louisville, Kentucky – A mass shooting occurred in Louisville this morning.
The Louisville Metro Police Department announced the incident occurred in the 300 block of East Main and there are multiple casualties.
We are confirming reports of an active aggressor in the 300 block of East Main. Please stay out of the area. There are multiple casualties.
— LMPD (@LMPD) April 10, 2023
Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg is warning civilians to stay out of the area.
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
NBC News reports the incident happened in the shadows of Slugger Field, home of the Cincinnati Reds triple-A affiliate, the Louisville Bats.
According to the Daily Mail, over a dozen police cars and three ambulances responded and stretchers were being rolled onto some ambulances.
The FBI is responding to the situation per ABC 7 News.
UPDATE: Louisville Police have announced at least five people have been killed and six more have been injured. The shooter was confirmed “dead on the scene.”
BREAKING: At least 5 killed, 6 hospitalized in downtown Louisville shooting, police say. https://t.co/NmkSlAZ9jn pic.twitter.com/UZJIEN4g7L
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 10, 2023
UPDATE 2: Two officers are injured, one in critical condition.
2 police officers injured in Louisville, Kentucky shooting, one of whom is in critical condition
— BNO News Live (@BNODesk) April 10, 2023