Downtown Shooting Arrest

Adrian Black
Adrian Black Jr

An arrest has been made following a shooting that occurred downtown early this morning.

At 1:42 a.m., on Sunday, October 2, 2022, officers and Fayette County Sheriff deputies working in the Downtown Entertainment District heard a gunshot in the 100 block of Cheapside Street. Officers responded and found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital with reported non-life-threatening injuries. The shooter was arrested and taken into custody at the scene.

Adrian Black, 28, was arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree and two counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree.  He is currently being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.

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. 

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