LPD: Police arrest man after “road rage shooting incident”

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to police, 19-year-old Trey Whitaker-Blackburn is charged with wanton endangerment after they say he fired multiple shots at two people sitting inside of a passenger vehicle.

It happened Thursday afternoon in the outbound lanes of Tates Creek Road and Armstrong Mill Road.

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Police say officers were dispatched to Tates Creek Road and Armstrong Mill Road after a witness reported that Whitaker-Blackburn was driving a black SUV.

They say the witness told officers that Whitaker-Blackburn fired approximately six shots from a handgun at two people sitting inside of a passenger vehicle.

According to court documents, witnesses say the two people inside the vehicle threw a can of soda at Whitaker-Blackburn’s SUV before he fired the shots.



They say officers later found Whitaker-Blackburn inside of his SUV on Laredo Drive near Redding Road.

He is set to appear in court today.