Homicide investigation – Florence Ave

Jeremy JacksonSept. 21 update - Lexington Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this week. Jeremy Jovontae Jackson, 21, has an active arrest warrant for Murder. 

Jackson is believed to have shot 51-year-old Carroll Martin, with whom he was an acquaintance, outside a home on Florence Avenue on the morning of Sunday, September 15. 

Anyone with Jackson's whereabouts is asked to call Lexington Police. 


Sept. 15 release - A man has died following a shooting that occurred Sunday morning on Florence Avenue.

Around 9:15 a.m. Sunday, September 15, Lexington Police responded to the 700-block of Florence, where a man was found in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital and later died.

The Fayette County Coroner’s office identified the victim as Carroll Martin, 51.

Witnesses described the possible suspect as a black man with a beard. After the shooting, the suspect was seen running toward Douglas Avenue.  Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact police.

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.