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Police search for answers after man found shot to death


LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Louisville police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place near the Kentucky Derby.

Media report police received a call around 11 p.m. Saturday that a man had been found dead from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim has not been identified, but is believed to be in his 20s.

The incident occurred on Phillips Lane, a popular city street lined with hotels and the Kentucky Exposition Center. The Kentucky Derby is about six miles from the location of the shooting.

Police have not released any details. A police spokeswoman did not immediately return a call to The Associated Press on Sunday.

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