Woman charged in 1 Louisville shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - One woman has been charged with murder as Louisville police try to sort out what led to one of the bloodiest
days in recent memory in the city.
Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell said
25-year-old Cheetara Goldsmith also faces a charge of wanton
endangerment in the shooting death of 24-year-old Makeba Lee on
Thursday afternoon.
Police said Goldsmith shot Lee during an argument a few doors
down from where officers were investigating the deaths of
24-year-old Tyson Mimms, and 22-year-old Craig Bland Jr., in west
Louisville. The shooting created a chaotic scene as officers
flocked to where Lee had been shot and onlookers and reporters had
gathered.
Through Friday, Louisville has had 18 homicides - the same
number as a year ago at this time.

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