Robbery, shooting on Eastland Pkwy in Lexington

Shooting, Eastland, Parkway

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -Officers are investigating a robbery and shooting in Lexington that happened at the intersection of Eastland Parkway and Jennifer Road.

Officers say it happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.  Police say when they arrived at the scene they found a man who had been shot in the hand.

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According to investigators, the victim told them he had been robbed by a man and that during the robbery the suspect shot him.

Police believe the robbery occurred either on the street or in the parking lot of a nearby apartment complex.  Officers have not released details on what was reportedly robbed.  There is also no indication that the two men knew one another.

The victim was taken to UK hospital with non-life threatening injuries.