Police investigate murder in Florence

FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Florence are investigating after finding a body in a Waffle House parking lot.

Officers say they were called to the restaurant on Burlington Pike at about 5:00 a.m. on Thursday on a report that shots had been fired.  When they arrived, police say they found 42-year-old Juan Vega of Fairfield, Ohio, in his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say Vega was taken to Se. Elizabeth Florence for treatment, but was pronounced dead upon his arrival.

At this point, officers say they have no information or description of a possible suspect, but are hoping to generate leads from the community.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Florence Police Department at (859) 647-5420.

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