POLICE: Man arrested after shooting wife, barricading himself in home

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UPDATE: (7/29/19, 8:26 a.m.) – Police say the man has been identified as 74-year-old Steven Meade.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -Lexington Police say a man has been arrested after they say he shot his wife and then barricaded himself inside the home.

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Police say they were called to Bahama Road, in the Greenbrier neighborhood, around 9:30 Sunday night after a woman called and said her husband shot her inside the home.

They say the woman was able to walk outside the home where she was then taken to the hospital and told police her husband was still inside. Police describe her injuries as non-life threatening.

Police say the husband refused to come out of the house, but finally came out around 11:15 p.m.



Police say he is charged with assault. They say there were multiple weapons inside the home.