LPD conducting homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a shooting that led to the death of a teenage boy.

Around 2:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to Harris Court & Ward Drive reference a male subject down in the road and unresponsive. Arriving officers located the deceased victim lying in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s office as 17-year-old Keith Allan Bledsoe.

Police are asking anyone with information related to the investigation to come forward.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.