UPDATE: Family and friends lay to rest teen shooting victim

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Dominico Cloyd/Courtesy his mother Paula Marie Marshall via Facebook

UPDATE POSTED 9:07 P.M SATURDAY, FEB 6, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – On Saturday afternoon, a Lexington teen was laid to rest today by his family and friends.

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On January 23rd, police investigated a report of shots fired on North Upper Street.

When they arrived they discovered 18-year-old Dominico Cloyd shot and in serious condition.

He died five days later on the 28th at the hospital.

Over the weekend he was remembered with a visitation and funeral at the Unity Worship Center in Lexington.

His family says he will always be remembered for his giving spirit and goofy ways.

UPDATE POSTED 8 A.M. TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The visitation and funeral for an 18-year-old shooting viocim who was a budding songwriter and music rapper is set for Saturday.

O.L. Hughes and Sons Mortuary has announced the visitation for Dominico Lyndell Cloyd is 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Unity Worship Center on Paris Pike with the funeral to follow at 2 p.m.

He died Thursday. January 28, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
According to his obituary, he was born January 1, 2003 to Dominico L. Morbley and Paula M. Marshall in Lexington. He was known to family and friends as “Mini”, “Minico”, or “Lil Minico” and will always be remembered for his giving spirit and goofy ways.
He accepted Christ at the age of 7 and was baptized at Bethel Harvest Church in Nicholasville.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Sarita Burdell and maternal grandfather, Paul Cowherd.
Besides his parents, he leaves to cherish his memory, 12 siblings, Tavionna Sanford, Janna Gray, Elijah Adams, Daminica Cloyd, Amiya Brooks, Iezah Gray, Juel “JuJu” Jacobs, Damaria Gerton, Malik Rawlings, Ivelle Tillman, Saree and Ayaan Cloyd, a maternal grandmother, Linda Marshall, a paternal grandfather, Jeffrey “BoDean” (Wilma) Cloyd, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins other relatives and friends.

UPDATE POSTED 3:30 P.M. FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department continues to investigate what turned out to be a deadly shooting.

Shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, January 23, police were dispatched to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of North Upper Street. When officers arrived, a man with life-threatening injuries was located inside a vehicle.

On Friday, January 29, the 18-year-old male victim, Dominico Cloyd, was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County Coroner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.

UPDATE POSTED 11 A.M. FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) An 18-year-old shot Saturday afternoon near North Upper Street has died.

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said Domino Cloyd was pronounced dead at UK Medical Center at 6:13 p.m. Thursday. He’d been taken there following the shooting Saturday afternoon at about 4 p.m.

The death from a gunshot wound has been ruled a homicide, Ginn said.

Cloyd graduated last year from Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington, according to the school district.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED SATURDAY, JAN. 23, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police says an 18-year-old was shot and is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday night.

Police say they were called out to Idaho Avenue and North Upper Street around 4 p.m.

The area was closed down for at least two hours while police investigated.

At this time there aren’t any suspects. If you have any information you can submit anonymous tips 24/7 to Bluegrass Crimestoppers or by contacting Lexington Police.