UPDATE: Men accused in deadly parking garage confrontation appear in court
Police say 23-year-old Juan Linares has been arrested and charged with murder
UPDATE (3/11/22) – New information in a deadly shooting and severe beating that happened in a Lexington parking garage last week. According to the Lexington Herald Leader, three suspects appeared in court Friday for a preliminary hearing.
As we’ve reported, Juan Linares has been arrested and charged with the murder of Michael Yocum, who was reportedly shot to death early Saturday morning inside a parking garage. Humberto Saucedo-Salgado and Oziel Saucedo-Salgado were both charged with assault.
According to the Herald Leader, Humberto and Oziel are brothers. The report says Anthony True was also severely beaten in that incident and is still recovering in the hospital.
According to the paper, the brothers told a detective the situation in the parking garage escalated when Linares said someething to True and Yocum, who were in True’s car at the time. It’s unclear what exactly was said, however the detective says Yocum joined in shortly after.
While surveillance video didn’t fully capture the assault and shooting, it did clearly identify all individuals involved which led to the arrests.
The case now heads to a grand jury. Linares is currently being held on a $750,000 bond. The brothers posted a $10,000 bond and were released from jail hours after their arrest.
UPDATE (3/7/22) – The man killed in a weekend shooting in downtown Lexington has been identified.
According to the Fayette County Coroner’s Office, Michael Lee Yocum, of Lexington, was killed in a shooting that happened early Saturday morning inside the parking structure on West Short Street.
The 36-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – One man is dead and 3 men are in custody after a shooting in downtown Lexington Saturday morning.
According to Lexington police, officers responded the 300 block of West Short Street at the Victorian Square Parking lot for a call of shots fired close to 3 a.m. Saturday.
When officers arrived they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds…one who police say was in his 30s.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene…the other man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The name of the victim who died has not yet been released.
Police say 3 people have been charged in the murder and assault.
Police say 23-year-old Juan Linares has been arrested and charged with murder.
25-year-old Humberto Saucedo-Salgado has been charged with assault.
And 28-year-old Oziel Saucedo-Salgado has also been charged with assault.
All 3 are currently detained at the Fayette County Detention Center.