Man charged in connection with shooting at Platinum Dolls


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police say a suspect is in custody after an early morning shooting at Platinum Dolls.

Investigators say they have charged 24-year-old Austin Schooler with assault.

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Police say just after 7:15 a.m. they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the parking lot of Platinum Dolls. That man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Investigators say an altercation led to the shooting, but they are still working to figure out the relationship between Schooler and the victim.

Anyone with information about this investigation, or additional photos/videos of the crime is asked to call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or