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Shooting victim found on Roy Wilkins Ave. dies at hospital

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A tarp was placed over the car. (Source: Gordon Boyd, WAVE 3 News A tarp was placed over the car. (Source: Gordon Boyd, WAVE 3 News
Several bullet holes were visible in the victim's car. (Source: Doug Druschke, WAVE 3 News) Several bullet holes were visible in the victim's car. (Source: Doug Druschke, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Jefferson County coroner's office said the man found shot on Roy Wilkins Avenue died at the hospital Saturday.

Pernell Lester, 30, of Louisville died of a gunshot wound to the head, the coroner said.

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Detectives believe the shooting happened at 11th Street and Fish Court around 11:30 a.m. Friday. Lester and another person were found inside a car in the 300 block of Roy Wilkins Ave.

Lester died at University of Louisville Hospital around 11 a.m. Saturday.

Homicide detectives are investigating the case.

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