LPD: Argument leads to shooting in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is facing two charges after police say he shot another man after an altercation at Marathon Gas Station on Martin Luther King Boulevard and Third Street.

Police say they arrested 30-year-old Wesley Brown.

According to his arrest citation, back on June 24th, officers were called to Martin Luther King Boulevard and Third Street for a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the left thigh, but would not cooperate with police on who shot him.

Police say the man was also nursing two additional gunshot wounds from a previous shooting on June 17th.

The citation says officers reviewed security footage from Marathon Gas Station, and observed Brown getting out of a vehicle at a gas pump where he confronted the man causing an argument outside of the store.

Police say Brown went and grabbed money from his vehicle, and handed the money to the man who threw the money back at Brown who was getting inside of his car.

They say Brown jumped back out of his vehicle and pushed the man across the parking lot.

Police say Brown drove off and saw the man walking two minutes later on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

According to his arrest citation, Brown exited his vehicle again and pulled out a gun,  grabbed the man, putting him in a head lock, and then fired two shots at the man who ran away.

The citation says that Brown is also a convicted felon.

Brown is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and assault.

He is scheduled to appear in court today.






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