Three shootings in Lexington, 2 fatal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police are investigating three shootings in Lexington – all within a five-hour period.

Out of the three shootings, police say two were fatal.

Officers first responded to a call about a shooting at an apartment on Squires Woods Way at around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

One person was taken from the scene in critical condition.

Police say another person barricaded himself in the apartment, leading to a standoff that lasted for more than four hours.

That person was finally taken into custody without incident.

Officers were called to another shooting, this time on Garden Springs Drive, just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Two juveniles were found shot and, according to police, one of them died. The other was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital in critical condition.

Police are looking for suspects in that case.

Then, just before 4 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to assist the Lexington Fire Department on another shooting at a home in the 500-block of E. 6th Street.

Police say a man was found dead from a gunshot wound at the home.

There were no further details given on the shooting.

Police say they are continuing to investigate.

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