Arrest warrants issued in Lexington homicide investigation

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Kenyon Hipps, Marcus Smith
Kenyon Hipps (L), and Marcus Smith (R)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department has issued arrest warrants for 5 people in connection to a fatal shooting on University Drive that occurred on January 9th.

Police say they are looking for 21-year-old Kenyon J. Hipps (above left,) 18-year-old Marcus L. Smith (above right,) as well as three juveniles, two of which are already in custody.

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Officers say they were called to University Drive around 3:00 a.m. on a report that shots had been fired.  When they arrived, police say they found two men with gunshot wounds inside a car.  Both men were taken to University of Kentucky Hospital.  Later, one of the men, Caleb Hallett, died.

Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of the suspects is asked to call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600, or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020, or log on to www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.