Unity Drive homicide investigation

October 1, 2016 - The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight.

Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, October 1, officers responded to a townhome on Unity Drive in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a male victim suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim, who has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s office as 18-year-old Nathaniel McNealy of Louisville, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Based on preliminary information, it appears the shooting happened during an altercation at a large party.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police at (859) 258-3600.

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.