UPDATE: Lexington Police seek information in fatal shooting case

The Fayette County Coroner has identified the victim as 28-year-old Pietro Swain.

UPDATE POSTED MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on East Fifth Street.

At approximately 10:24 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 2021, officers responded to the 100 block of East Fifth Street for a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers located 28-year-old Pietro Swain, identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office, dead in the driver’s seat of a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.

Anyone information about this case 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.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED SUNDAY, NOV. 21, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are investigating after a shooting Saturday night left one man dead.

The Fayette County Coroner has identified the victim as 28-year-old Pietro Swain.

The Coroner says Swain died at 11:15 p.m. Saturday after being shot by another person on East Fifth Street.

According to Lexington Police they responded to reports of shots fired on Fifth and Limestone around 10:23 p.m.

Police say when they arrived they found a man, now identified as Swain, in a black car. Police say the car had been hit by gunshots.

They say inside the car, Swain had also been shot.

Police say they don’t have any information on suspects right now.

The shooting is being investigated.

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