Investigators: Teen arrested after deadly Thanksgiving Night shooting

Lexington Police say it happened inside a home on Sandalwood Drive

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – One person was shot and killed Thanksgiving Night during a disorder inside a home in the 400 block of Sandalwood Drive in Lexington, according to police.

Investigators say a “shots fired” call came in at 8:37 p.m.

When police arrived they found 36-year-old Eric Sweat shot and killed, according to the Lexington Police.

According to the Fayette County Coroner’s Office, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Lexington Police, a 17-year-old male was charged with murder.

Investigators say the teenager was placed into custody and transported to the Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing.

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