Lexington teen dies after shooting, police investigating as homicide

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a teen last week as a homicide.

The 17-year-old was shot around 8:45 p.m. Thursday on Palumbo Drive.

Police say she died Saturday at the University of Kentucky hospital.

According to police, there were several teenagers inside an apartment when the shooting happened.

Police say drugs were likely involved.

No suspect has not been identified yet.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600.

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