LPD: Teen wounded in drive-by shooting near elementary school
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A teenager was wounded in a reported drive-by shooting near an elementary school in Lexington, according to police.
Investigators say a teenage boy, suffering from a single gunshot wound, was dropped off at a hospital by a family member around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say the teen’s injuries were not life-threatening.
The reported victim told investigators that he was with a group of people on Sixth Street and Shropshire Avenue near William Wells Brown Elementary School, when a car drove by and someone inside the vehicle started shooting.
Police say they found shell casings at the scene. They also say a townhome was hit by bullets as well as a vehicle. Police say no one was hit in the home or car.
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