Multiple casualties are being reported by an active shooter in downtown Louisville, KY.
Videos of the current situation are being shared on social media:
BREAKING NEWS: Police say there is an active shooter situation in Louisville, Kentucky and there are "multiple casualties."
The Louisville Metro Police say there is an "active aggressor" near the city's downtown baseball stadium. pic.twitter.com/dQiLoGNo6G
— CBS Mornings (@CBSMornings) April 10, 2023
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Two videos were shared on Twitter by local reporter Dalton Godbey showing police officers clearing traffic from the road near the incident.
Video from a witness shows a chaotic scene at Old National Bank in downtown Louisville.
“Active shooter at the bank” an officer screams as multiple gunshots are fired on the background.
The details emerging from this are very grim. pic.twitter.com/Ax3Gc5imNg
— Dalton Godbey (@DaltonTVNews) April 10, 2023
According to the New York Post – Police have confirmed “multiple casualties” after an active shooting broke out in Louisville, Kentucky, Monday morning.
The Louisville Metro Police Department reported there was an “active aggressor” in the city’s downtown area — near Slugger Field — shortly before 9 am.
“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,” police said.
Witnesses told WHAS11 they saw a man with a “long gun” fire several shots inside the Old National Bank.
Here is the LIVE press conference with updates from the Louisville Metro Police Department.
Humphrey says the active shooter was dead upon police arrival.
5 people are dead, 6 transported to the hospital – including an officer with various injuries.
No active danger to the public at this time@LMPD will be answering questions at another update at 11:30 @WHAS11 pic.twitter.com/HBOf3Mdz3o
— Isaiah Kim-Martinez (@isaiah_km) April 10, 2023
We will continue to update this story.