Louisville Bank Employees Shot During Holdup

LOUISVILLLE (WAVE3-TV) -- Two Chase Bank employees were shot during a holdup Monday morning at a branch on Poplar Level Road.

According to Louisville Metro Police, shortly after the bank opened for business at 9 a.m., two black men wearing nylon masks entered the bank on Poplar Level Road at Taylor Avenue, just north of the Watterson Expressway.

Police say one employee was shot in the arm and the other in the abdomen. Both have been taken to University Hospital were they are being treated at this time.

The suspected getaway car, a dark-colored Chevrolet Impala, was found a short distance away.

Police are looking for two black males in their late teens or early 20s. One was wearing a black shirt, and the other was wearing a white shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the crime tipline at 574-LMPD (574-5673).