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Triple shooting kills 3 men in Highview area

Anti-violence groups say Metro Louisville is seeing unprecedented deadly violence in 2020

A shooting Friday evening killed three men along Beulah Church Road near Happiness Way.Around 11:30 p.m., Louisville Metro Police officers responded to the scene and found three adults who had been shot.Two of the men died at the scene, according to LMPD. The third victim was pronounced dead at University Hospital. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified those victims as Steven Head, 24, William Smallwood, 48, and Toreon Hudson, 26.According to arrest records, Michael E. Rhynes Jr., 33, was arrested around midnight in connection with the shooting. He was charged with 3 counts of murder. The Homicide Unit is handling the investigation. Hours later, at 1:15 a.m., LMPD responded to another shooting that killed one man and injured another man. Louisville has seen a string of increased violence that some anti-violence groups believe will make 2020 a record-breaking year for homicides.Anyone who knows information about this deadly shooting is asked to call 502-574-5673.

A shooting Friday evening killed three men along Beulah Church Road near Happiness Way.

Around 11:30 p.m., Louisville Metro Police officers responded to the scene and found three adults who had been shot.

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Two of the men died at the scene, according to LMPD. The third victim was pronounced dead at University Hospital.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified those victims as Steven Head, 24, William Smallwood, 48, and Toreon Hudson, 26.

According to arrest records, Michael E. Rhynes Jr., 33, was arrested around midnight in connection with the shooting. He was charged with 3 counts of murder.

The Homicide Unit is handling the investigation.

Hours later, at 1:15 a.m., LMPD responded to another shooting that killed one man and injured another man.

Louisville has seen a string of increased violence that some anti-violence groups believe will make 2020 a record-breaking year for homicides.

Anyone who knows information about this deadly shooting is asked to call 502-574-5673.

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