Liberty Road homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide on Liberty Road.

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at approximately 3:51 a.m., officers responded to the 1700 block of Liberty Road for a report of a subject shot. When officers arrived, they located the 23-year-old male victim behind the apartments suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he had succumbed to his injuries.

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

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