Man shot and killed in Valley Station on New Year’s Day, suspect in custody

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police are investigating a shooting that killed a man in Valley Station on New Year’s Day.

According to LMPD, officers were sent to the 12000 block of Valley Meadow Way around 6:12 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man in his 20s who had died from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

Blod Matsoumou Mug shot

Blod Matsoumou Mug shot


29-year-old Blod Matsoumou was detained on the scene as a person of interest. He was subsequently charged with the man’s murder and police are no longer looking for any other suspects.

The victim has not yet been identified.

We will provide updates as more information becomes available. 

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