The Lexington Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon. Three people were shot in the incident; two of the victims have died from their injuries.
Around 4:15 p.m. Saturday, October 19, officers were dispatched to the area of Winchester Road and Seventh Street. Callers reported seeing a light-colored SUV firing shots at a passenger car. The three occupants of the car, all 18-year-old males, were struck and transported to the hospital for their injuries.
The names of the deceased will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Lexington 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.
Brenna Angel, Public Information Officer