Delong Road homicide investigation

The Lexington Police are investigating a homicide after a person was found deceased.

On Monday, August 2, 2021, around 7:00 a.m., officers responded to Armstrong Mill Road and Delong Road for a victim suffering from a gunshot wound on the side of the street. Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old man who had been shot. The victim was pronounced deceased by the Lexington Fire Department.

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

Detectives continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (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