Lexington Police said a man was shot in the leg Thursday night outside a home on Eddie Street while trying to break up a fight.
Investigators said the reported victim told them he was trying to break up a fight between his girlfriend and another woman, when a man walked up to him and stuck a gun in his chest.
Police said the man told them the gun went off when he pushed it away from his chest with a bullet striking him in the leg.
Investigators said the reported victim's girlfriend drove him to Saint Joseph Hospital.
Police said they processed the man's car at the hospital.
Police also said they interviewed witnesses downtown at Police Headquarters.
As of this writing, Lexington Police had not caught the reported shooter.