Palumbo Drive homicide investigation

A shooting Thursday night on Palumbo Drive is now a homicide investigation. The 17-year-old female victim died Saturday at UK Hospital.  

Lexington Police continue to investigate this case. The preliminary investigation found that several teenagers were inside an apartment when the shooting occurred around 8:45 p.m. Thursday, January 17, and drugs were likely involved. A suspect has not been identified at this time.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact police by calling (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or