UPDATE: Coroner identifies man shot and killed by Louisville police Thursday
The Louisville Metro Police Department is leading the investigation after one or more officers are believed to have fatally shot a man Thursday night while responding to a call.
Louisville Metro Police Chief Jackie Gwinn-Villaroel told reporters during a news conference officers received a report at 9:56 p.m. Thursday of shots fired in the 2000 block of New Main Street in the Clifton neighborhood.
The first officer arrived on scene around 10:01 p.m. and officers reported over the radio that shots were being fired at them at 10:19 p.m., Gwinn-Villaroel said. At 10:31 p.m., police reported the man was down near the 2000 block of Frankfort Avenue.
He was transported to University of Louisville Hospital where he died from multiple gunshot wounds just after 11 p.m. The coroner’s office identified him as James B. Monti Friday. Police previously said he was believed to be in his mid-30s.
No other people were injured.
Gwinn-Villaroel said there is body camera footage of the event, however it has not yet been released. LMPD is investigating the incident.
This story was updated at 3:48 p.m.