Louisville woman charged in Park Hill fatal shooting

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Reports says a Louisville female has been arrested and charged following a fatal shooting last month in the Park Hill Neighborhood.

Police say 43-year-old Kamecka Russell has been apprehended on charges of murder, wanton endangerment and convicted felon in possession of a handgun, court documents shows.

Responding officers located a victim on the scene on Standard Avenue off 22nd Street. Medics pronounced the victim dead on the scene, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.

According to court records, Russell and the victim lived in the same neighborhood. She went to the residence on Standard Avenue armed with a gun, pointing it at the victim’s head and fired once.

The victim was shot in the middle of the forehead, police said.

Investigators also said a witness was seated next to the victim at the time of the shooting.

The shooting was recorded on surveillance video at the home and Russell was identified through previous booking photos.

Records also indicate that Russell is a multi-time convicted felon in Kentucky.

Additional details were not released about the shooting.

Russell is due in court for arraignment this week.