UPDATE: Arrest made in Hollow Creek homicide case

17-year-old charged, investigation continues

UPDATE POSTED 10:10 A.M., FEB. 8, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 17-year-old has been charged with murder in the shooting death Monday of 44-year-old Cornelius Allen at an apartment at 424 Hollow Creek Pike in Lexington.

The Lexington Police Department has arrested a 17-year-old juvenile for the shooting. The juvenile has been charged with murder, minor in possession of a handgun, and evidence tampering.

Lexington Police is prohibited from identifying the suspect because they are a juvenile. The juvenile is currently being detained in a juvenile detention facility.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with 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.

UPDATE POSTED 8:15 A.M., FEB. 8, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The 44-year-old man fatally shot Monday afternoon at 424 Hollow Creek Road has been identified as Cornelius Allen, according to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn.

The cause of death was gunshot wounds, Ginn said. His official time of death was 2:10 p.m. at the UK Medical Center emergency room.

UPDATE POSTED 5 P.M. FEB. 7, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide on Hollow Creek Drive.

Around 1:20 p.m., Monday, February 7, 2022, officers responded to the 400 block of Hollow Creek Drive for a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located a 44-year-old man in the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Counting a death Sunday, Monday’s fatal shooting could be the fourth of the year in the city.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to call Lexington Police at (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 3:50 P.M. MONDAY, FEB. 7, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man suffers life-threatening injuries in a shooting Monday afternoon. According to Lexington Police, officers responded to a call at about 1:20 of a person with a gunshot wound in the 400 block of Hollow Creek Road.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a serious injury.

The suspect was described as a man wearing a black hoodie who got into either a silver or gray passenger car which left in an unknown direction. Police say they believe the shooting happened in an apartment.

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