SHELTER IN PLACE: Lexington Police responding to barricade situation on Honey Jay Ct

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police are urging people who live around Honey Jay Court off Centre Parkway in the southern part of the city to shelter in place as officers respond to a barricade situation.

Officers are calling it a “volatile” situation. It started around 9:40 p.m. Saturday night.

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ABC 36 had a crew on scene as more emergency vehicles arrived around 11:35 p.m, but police asked them to go home for their safety.

Honey Jay Court has seen its share of violence, over the last several years, including two teens shot and killed there in two years, one in 2016 and the other in 2017.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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Veronica Jean Seltzer joins ABC 36 as Anchor/Reporter. On most weekdays, you will see her reporting the news. VJ hails from a small horse farm outside New York City and most recently comes from South Bend, Indiana where she reported for the CBS and Fox affiliates. VJ holds a Master of Science in Journalism degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University. Her passion for journalism runs deep. It began as she studied graffiti as an ancient form of communication in Athens, Greece. While a student journalist in Morocco, she learned her most important journalistic lesson: good stories are about people. VJ loves life in and around Lexington. She feels most at home among horses and a diverse community of fascinating people. She enjoys reporting during the week and on the weekend she strives to bring her neighbors the news that matters most to them. VJ enjoys going to neighborhood events, exploring, horseback riding, skiing, sailing, and good movies. Look for her out and about in the community! VJ invites you to reach out to her with story ideas or just to say hello! Find her on Facebook at Veronica Jean Seltzer ABC 36, tweet her @VJS_ABC36, or email her at VSeltzer@wtvq.com. She looks forward to hearing from you!