UPDATE: North Martin Luther King Blvd Homicide and Shooting Investigation Arrests

UPDATE: 03/21/2023  – Two people have been arrested in connection with the March 17, 2023 homicide and shooting that took place on N Martin Luther King Blvd.

Marquan King, 19, was arrested and charged with Murder, Assault 2nd degree, and Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon.

Lamont Clayborne, 21, was arrested and charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Both are currently being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.

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The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide and shooting that occurred this evening on N Martin Luther King Blvd.

At around 7:33 p.m. on March 17, 2023, officers were dispatched to the parking lot of the Marathon in the 300 block of N Martin Luther King Blvd for a shooting. When officers arrived, they located two victims, a male and a female, suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to a local hospital. The male was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The female suffered reported non-life-threatening injuries.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office will release the decedent’s name. 

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.  

 

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