Police investigating Trent Circle homicide

April 5 update – An arrest has been made in the Trent Circle homicide investigation. Officers with the Lexington Police Department today arrested Steven L. Young, 24.  He is charged with Murder and is currently lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.Steven L. Young





The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday at an apartment on Trent Circle.

Around 5:15 a.m. Sunday, March 18 police responded to the area of Trent Boulevard and Trent Circle for shots fired that had struck a residence. Several vehicles were also damaged as a result of the gunfire. A short time later, officers learned that a male gunshot victim had been dropped off at St. Joseph East Hospital. The man succumbed to his injuries and has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s office as Sheddrick Dixon, 28.

Investigators continue to follow up on multiple leads in this case. At this time it appears the victim was intentionally targeted in the shooting. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police at (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.