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9-year-old Kentucky boy shot, killed by stray bullet

WLWT Cincinnati logo WLWT Cincinnati 9/2/2021
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A boy died after being hit by a stray bullet Wednesday night at a home in Louisville's Newburg neighborhood, police said.

According to the Louisville Metro Police Department, the shooting was reported around 10 p.m. in the 5500 block of Ailanthus Trail.

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That's in a neighborhood near Thomas Jefferson Middle School at East Indian Trail and Poplar Level Road.

Investigators with the police department said the 9-year-old, identified as Jayden Harris, was wounded and driven to Audubon Hospital before officers arrived to the scene.

Jayden died at the hospital.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call the tip line at 502-574-LMPD.

No further details were immediately available.

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