A shooting Monday at the Uncle 7’s Bar & Grill located at 628 Delzan Plaza is now a homicide investigation. The 68-year-old victim, Mr. James N. Terry, subsequently died from his injury at UK Hospital.
Lexington Police continue to investigate this case. The preliminary investigation found that around 4 p.m. Monday, March 11, the 69-year-old suspect, Mr. Larry M. Walters, and Mr. Terry got into a physical altercation inside the bar. Mr. Walters displayed a handgun and shot the victim. Walters fled the scene, but thanks to information from witnesses, he was located and placed under arrest. An additional victim also received a gunshot wound and is currently in stable condition at a local hospital.
Walters is charged with Murder, Assault 1st, 4 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st, and Criminal Mischief 1st.
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 www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.