Police: one person shot during robbery in Lexington


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police say a man was shot in the lower back during a robbery Monday afternoon on Windyknoll Drive.

ABC 36 IS he was taken to the hospital but there’s no word on his condition and police are still looking for the shooter.

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People in the neighborhood say it is usually quiet. Some say they don’t feel safe since the shooting but Lexington Police believe the home was targeted.

Around one thirty two men knocked on the front door of the home, according to investigators. They tell us that when the men were let in, they tried to rob the three men who were inside.

Investigators say the suspects pulled out a gun and shot a person inside the home then ran off.

They say the people in the home were able to overpower the other suspect and tied him up until police got here. He’s now being questioned by officers.

Investigators say because they think this home was targeted, the neighborhood is still safe.

Police don’t good description of the suspect that ran off.

Still no word on what if anything was taken from the home.