Lima Drive homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred late Friday night.

Shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, January 31, police were dispatched to the 400-block of Lima Drive for a report of shots fired. Officers located a male victim outside an apartment building suffering apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim is a 31-year-old Lexington resident. His name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s office.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Lexington 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