Price Road homicide investigation

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

On Thursday, October 29, 2021, at approximately 8:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Price Road and Fairdale Drive in reference to an injury accident. On arrival, officers located a black Chevrolet Impala on its side with two occupants trapped. A 19-year-old female victim had a reported non-life threatening gunshot wound and was transported by the Lexington Fire Department to a local hospital. A 17-year-old male victim, Sergio Villarados, identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office, was also located in the vehicle and pronounced deceased. After further examination of the male victim a gunshot wound was located.

Detectives believe this incident began in the area of the 700 block of Breathitt Avenue.

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 www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com. 

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