East New Circle Road Homicide Investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on East New Circle Road.  

At around 5:57  p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, officers responded to the 400 block of East New Circle Road, near the intersection of Meadow Lane, for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located a 42-year-old male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The deceased victim’s name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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.