The Lexington Police Department has made an arrest following a homicide that occurred shortly after midnight on September 2.
At around 12:55 a.m., on September 2, 2022, officers responded to the 2200 block of Devonport Drive for a shooting. When officers arrived, they located a 26-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
A 17-year-old male was arrested at the scene and charged with murder and possession of a handgun by a minor.
The victim and the juvenile subject resided at the same residence and the homicide occurred after a domestic violence altercation between the victim and a third-party.
The victim's name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner's Office.
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 www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.