The Lexington Police Department is investigating a murder-suicide that occurred Thursday evening.
At 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, officers were dispatched to a home on Kenwood Drive for a reported domestic violence incident involving a weapon. Upon arrival officers located two adults each suffering a gunshot wound. They were identified as a 39-year-old female and her 54-year-old husband. The Fayette County Coroner’s office pronounced the couple deceased at the scene.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the couple had been arguing when the man shot his wife and then shot himself. The couple’s teenage daughter was inside the home at the time of the incident but was not injured.
Brenna Angel, Public Information Officer