Victim in fatal shooting in Lexington identified


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man fatally shot at a home in Lexington Sunday.

He is identified as 19-year-old Carl Garner, Jr.

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According to the coroner, Garner’s death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police say a family member went to Garner’s home on River Park Drive Sunday at around 9 a.m. and found him suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say there was damage to the front of the home and it appears someone shot into the home from the outside.

They are still searching for suspects in the case.