LPD: Man charged for assault with handgun


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police have arrested a man after they say he assaulted a woman and threatened to kill her with a handgun.

Police say the man arrested is 20-year-old D’Shaun Locke.

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According to police, they were called to Old Todds Road about a domestic violence dispute involving a gun.

Police say the woman said she wrestled with Locke to try and retrieve the gun from his possession.

They say both the man and woman admitted to having a physical altercation.

Police say Locke grabbed the woman’s arm to the point it was painful.

According to police, the woman had a minor bruise on her left arm.

They also say Locke threatened to kill her while pointing the gun at her head.

Police say Locke admitted to going behind the house and throwing the gun into a tree line.

Locke is charged with wanton endangerment and assault.