Lexington homicide suspect arrested after police chase

Caelan Gills/Fayette County Detention Center

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington murder suspect has been arrested after a police chase that began in Louisville and ended in Lexington.

23-year-old Caelan Gills is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Ja’Quis Ray in a business parking lot on Woodhill Drive in December.

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According to the Lexington Police, Louisville officers tried to pull Gills over on Friday but he lost them until the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office picked up the chase on I-64.

Gills drove to Lexington, pulling into the Wilburn neighborhood, where he got out of the car and ran.

Police said they caught him soon after.