LMPD Detective Pleads for Information

LOUISVILLE, Ky  --   A plea for help from LMPD's lead investigators in the shooting death of seven year old Dequante Hobbs.  Dequante died of a gunshot wound to the head while at the kitchen table of his home in the Russell neighborhood.

The stray bullet is believed to have come from a shot fired at a dice game outside a nearby house  LMPD is pleading for anyone with information about the shooting to come forward, saying this is a shooting that the whole community must take ownership.

LMPD is already stretched thin with rising homicide and violence rates, but are devoting a great deal of resources to this case.


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