Man found shot in Lexington Monday night
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – What began as a “shots fired” call on Danielle Lane in Lexington Monday night turned into the city’s latest shooting.
Lexington Police say when they arrived on the scene around 9:00 p.m., they found a young man suffering from a gunshot wound in a parking lot near apartments.
He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Shortly after the shooting, police say a woman who was at the scene showed up at St. Joseph hospital to be treated for graze wound from a bullet.
Investigators say several shell casings were found in the parking lot and some unoccupied vehicles in the lot had been hit by bullets. Officers were working to locate the owners.
Police say they’re also trying to find people who were reportedly in the area at the time of the shooting.
They say witnesses reported seeing a blue car leaving the scene after the shooting.
Detectives say they are actively investigating the shooting, which does not appear be random.
Early indications are that the victim may have known the suspect and had been in an ongoing dispute, according to police.
Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or has any relative information is urged to contact the Lexington Police Department.