Man charged with Race St shooting

Mykel Smith

March, 28 UPDATE - The victim in the Race Street shooting investigation has died. Lexington Police today charged suspect Mykel D. Smith, who was arrested Monday, with Murder.

Information regarding the victim’s identity will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.


An arrest has been made in a weekend shooting. Lexington Police today arrested Mykel D. Smith, 20, for Assault 1st.  

Smith is accused of shooting an acquaintance in the front yard of a home on Race Street around 7:40 a.m. Sunday, March 24. The victim, a 33-year-old man, remains in the hospital.

Smith is lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.