Update: Arrest Warrant Issued For Suspect In Lexington Murder

Reported by: Tom Kenny
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
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.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
2014 36 Blitz: Rockcastle Co. Rockets
The boys in Mount Vernon will look to replace quarterback Corey McPhetridge this season. Video Video
Police: Kids Stole Popsicles, Shot At Ice Cream Truck Driver
Lexington Police said a group of juveniles stole from an ice cream truck and shot at the driver. And officers said the same kids later tried to break into a nearby home. Video Video
Woman Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Couple
Tiffany Whitaker is accused of stealing close to $1,000 for a couple she was working for as a caregiver.
Police Ask For Your Help In Georgetown Gas Station Robbery
Georgetown Police said they are searching for a suspect who robbed a Shell gas station around one Tuesday morning. Video Video
KSP Makes Large Drug Bust In Laurel County
The Kentucky State Police issued arrest warrants for eighteen people for illegal drug activity.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.