UPDATE: 5-year-old shot, police don’t have suspects; one of 6 shootings


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –  Two people, including a child, are in the hospital after an

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overnight shooting, one of six reported in Lexington overnight.

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According to Lexington Police spokesperson Brenna Angel, it happened at about 2:15 a.m., in the 200 block of Catera Trace in Lexington.

Police say several shots were fired into the home.

“An unknown person fired multiple shots at the house, striking a 35-year-old adult female and a 5-year-old boy who were lying down in a bedroom. Both victims were transported to a hospital,’ Angel said in an e-mail.

“We do not have a suspect description at this time and are continuing to investigate,” Angel added.

At the time, police said the child had life-threatening injuries. The woman had non-life-threatening injuries, they said.

Catera Trace is between Liberty ad Richmond roads off Old Todds Road.

In addition to the Catera Trace shooting, five others were reported, including on Ice House Way, Belmont Drive, University Avenue, Winding Oak Trail and East Fourth Street.

No injuries were reported.

Police said they don’t believe the incidents are connected and they have no suspects.