February 8, 2022: UPDATE – One person has been charged in connection with the homicide that occurred in the 400 block of Hollow Creek Drive.
The Lexington Police Department has arrested a 17-year-old juvenile for the shooting death of Cornelius Allen. The juvenile has been charged with Murder, Minor in Possession of a Handgun, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.
Lexington Police is prohibited from identifying the suspect because they are a juvenile. The juvenile is currently being detained in a juvenile detention facility.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.
The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide on Hollow Creek Drive.
Around 1:18 p.m., Monday, February 7, 2022, officers responded to the 400 block of Hollow Creek Drive for a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located a 44-year-old male victim in the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased.
The deceased victim’s name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.