Update: Arrest Warrant Issued For Suspect In Lexington Murder

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Updated: 5/24/2013 8:30 pm
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.

For more information, click here.
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