Locust Avenue Homicide Investigation

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

At 4:16 p.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2022, officers responded to the 400 block of Locust Avenue for a report of subject that had been shot. When officers arrived, they located a 29-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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

Detectives are asking residents in the area to please check their home surveillance video and contact the Lexington Police Department if they have any footage that could help in the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at, or through the P3 tips app available at