Chestnut Street homicide investigation

Anthony KingThe Lexington Police Department is searching for a man wanted in a fatal shooting. Anthony King, 27, has active warrants for Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday, July 11, officers were dispatched to the 500-block of Chestnut Street for a reported shooting. Officers located a man lying on the ground suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a hospital and later succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office as 31-year-old Darrell L. Price of Lexington.

Through the course of the investigation, detectives developed suspect information that identified King as the shooter. He and the victim were acquaintances.

Anyone with knowledge of King’s whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police. Anonymous tips may be submitted through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020 or online at