A 27-year-old Salem man was arrested hours after a fatal shooting in the Clifton Heights neighborhood on Wednesday night.

Police say Benjamen Strange, 27, of Salem, Indiana, was arrested about 15 minutes south of Borden on Wednesday evening.

He was charged with murder after a shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday in the 300 block of Idlewylde in Louisville.

Strange was booked at the Michael L. Becher Adult Correctional Complex in Clark County on a murder charge and he will eventually be extradited back to Kentucky.

LMPD said they arrived on the scene around 3:30p and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds, who later died at the scene.

“The successful apprehension of Mr. Strange is a testament to the collaboration and dedication of law enforcement agencies in our region. I want to extend my gratitude to the Southeast Regional SWAT team, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and LMPD for their support in this operation,” said Clark County Sherriff Scottie Maples.