Lexington Police on Friday issued a Murder arrest warrant for Ernest Wheeler III, 20, in connection to the shooting death of a Lexington teenager.
Police said Patrick Puckett, 18, was shot to death Wednesday night on Ryan Circle.
Investigators have not released a motive or details surrounding the shooting.
Puckett was a graduate of Winburn Middle School and attended Bryan Station High School, where he played football. He had transferred to Henry Clay High School shortly before his death.
A candlelight vigil is scheduled Friday, May 24th at 6:00 p.m. in Castlewood Park in Lexington to honor Puckett.
Lexington Police are asking anyone with information about Wheeler's whereabouts to call 859-258-3600 or 859-258-3700 or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020.
You can also submit tips by cell phone. Simply text: "tips2020" plus your message to CRIMES (274637).
You can remain anonymous.
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