An active shooting in Louisville has resulted in multiple casualties as police warn residents to avoid the downtown area.
Metro police are now responding to the area of the five story building, on the 300 block of East Main Street in the downtown area of the city and have advised the public to avoid the area.
Dispatchers heard on the police scanners have indicated that the shooting occurred on the first floor of the building, which is in front of Louisville Slugger Stadium.
Louisville Metro Police Department reacts
By 9.30am EST, officers confirmed on Twitter that there are ‘multiple casualties’ from the shooting.
At least a dozen police cars and three ambulances have responded to area according to witnesses on social media.
Who is the Louisville shooting suspect?
At this time, the identity of the suspect in the Louisville shooting remains unknown.
However, the Louisville Metro Police Department is actively seeking any information that may help in locating and apprehending the individual responsible
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