UPDATE: Fayette County Coroner releases name of Dalton Court shooting victim


UPDATE: (04/07/21 6:00 P.M.) – The Fayette County Coroner has released the victims name of Wednesday mornings shooting.

The victim, 35-year-old Lowell Anthony Washington, was killed at 1874 Dalton Court according to the Coroner.

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According to Lexington Police, on Tuesday, April 7th, around 5:02 A.M., LPD responded to a report of shots fired at the 1800 block of Dalton Court.

When they arrived officers found a 35-year-old dead from multiple gun shots. Two other victims were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

LPD is still investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lexington Police Department at (859) 258-3600.


UPDATE: (04/07/21 7:00 A.M.) –

Lexington police have confirmed a person has died, after authorities responded to a shooting Wednesday morning.

According to police, the victim is an adult, their identity has not yet been released.



LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police have responded to Dalton Court, after a call of shots fired. The coroner is also on scene.

According to police, they received the call around 5 a.m. Wednesday. Two people have been taken to the hospital.

Police have not released any suspect information.

This is a developing story. Check back with ABC36 for any updates.

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