‘Multiple Casualties’ After Shooting in Louisville, Ky., Police Say

The police in Louisville, Ky. said there were “multiple casualties” after a shooting downtown on Monday morning.

The police said an “active aggressor” was on Main Street and asked people to stay away from the area near the Louisville Slugger field, a minor-league baseball stadium where the Louisville Bats play.

“Please avoid the area around Slugger Field until further notice,” Craig Greenberg, the Louisville mayor, said on Twitter. “We will provide information as soon as possible.”

Gov. Andy Beshear of Kentucky said that he was headed to the scene. “Please pray for all of the families impacted and for the city of Louisville,” he said.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and the F.B.I. said that they were assisting with the response.

This is a developing story.

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