UPDATE: Second man charged in fatal Speigle Street shooting

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UPDATE POSTED 6 P.M. AUG. 7, 2020

LEXINGTON, KY. (WTVQ) – A second teenager has been charged for his role in a fatal

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shooting last month on Speigle Street in Lexington.

A second suspect, 19-year-old Kaleb Henry has been charged with murder, robbery, and first-degree wanton endangerment in the Speigle Street homicide, according to Sgt. Donnell Gordon.

On July 29, police charged 20-year-old Isaac Suastequi, charging him with complicity to murder, two counts of first-degree robbery, marijuana trafficking and tampering with evidence.

They are charged with the July 27 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Miguel Diaz in the 400 block of Speigle Street.

UPDATE POSTED 11:49 P.M. JULY 29, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Two days after, a man was shot and killed on Speigle Street in Lexington, a man has been charged.

Lexington Police say officers arrested 20-year-old Isaac Suastequi Wednesday in connection to the death of Miguel Diaz.

Suastequi is charged with complicity to murder, two counts of first-degree robbery, tampering with physical evidence, and marijuana trafficking.

Police say they expect to charge more people in the case.


ORIGINAL STORY POSTED TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 19-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Lexington Monday evening.

Miguel Diaz was pronounced dead shortly after 8 p.m. Monday at 436 Speigle St., according to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn.

He died from a gunshot wound, the coroner said.

Lexington Police said the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. in the 400 block of Speigle Street. They were called there after receiving reports of shots fired in the area.

When police arrived, they found Diaz, who had been shot.

Speigle Street runs off Versailles just west of downtown. It’s a residential area nestled along the railroad tracks between Manchester Street and Versailles Road.

Police continue to investigate and gather possible suspect information. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police by calling (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by using a free P3 Tips app available at www.p3tips.com.  Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.