Police investigate shooting on Eastland Parkway

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police say a shooting happened on Eastland parkway today, but haven’t been able to locate the shooter or the victim.

Officers say someone was shot outside the Eastland Food Mart in the 1500 block of Eastland Parkway.  They say eyewitnesses confirmed the shooting, but said the victim ran off.

Yates and Dixie Elementary schools were placed on heightened alert for about 45 minutes as a precaution.  Walkers and car riders at Yates Elementary were held, and the school asked families to come and get them. Bus riders were released as normal.

Police hope someone will provide information that will lead them to the victim and/or shooter.

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