UPDATE: Police arrest murder suspect in connection to weekend shooting


UPDATE: (04/15/19)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police say they have arrested a man wanted in connection to a shooting Saturday night at Coolavin Apartments.

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Police say 25-year-old Damarcus Jones was arrested Monday morning during a traffic stop on Tates Creek Road.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man has died following a shooting in Lexington and police say they know who killed him.

The Lexington Police Department says officers were called to a report of a shooting at the Coolavin Apartments around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officers arrived to find a man in the hallway of the apartment building, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says the victim, 24-year-old Aaron Coney, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky hospital.

According to police, the shooter is 25-year-old Damarcus Jones.

He is wanted for murder.

Police say Jones and Coney were in a fight before the shooting.

Anyone with information on Jones’ whereabouts is asked to contact police by calling (859) 258-3600.