Lexington police investigating deadly shooting, the first of 2023


2/7/23, 8:35 a.m.

The coroner’s office has identified the victim as Marquis Antonio Tompkins, Jr. He was 24.

2/6/23, 10:57 p.m.

Lexington police are investigating a deadly Monday night shooting, the first of 2023.

Police say a man was found shot inside a vehicle in the 500 block of Toner Street, just before 7 p.m.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says the victim died at the scene. Officers are asking anyone with information about the case to call Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.


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