Suspect charged in Frankfort murder

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a shooting in Frankfort that left one man dead and another wounded.

According to the Frankfort Police Department, officers responded to a report of a burglary at 413 Menominee Trail around 11:23 p.m. Monday. They arrived to find 19-year-old Xavier Cochrum suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Frankfort Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

While officers were in the area, they also found 19-year-old Ezavion Peyton suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital to be treated.

Police say after interviewing the victims and witnesses, they identified the suspect as 18-year-old Elijah T. Amburgey. He was arrested and charged with murder, wanton endangerment and assault.

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