Florence Avenue Homicide Investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight on Florence Avenue.

At 2:09 a.m. on May 22, 2023, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Florence Avenue for a shooting. When they arrived, they located a male victim outside suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, no suspect description is available.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Jalen Henderson, 19.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information about this case is asked to call the 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.