W. Main Street homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide on W. Main Street.

On Friday, November 5, 2021, at approximately 2:42 a.m., officers responded to the area of Main Street and Oliver Lewis for a report of shots fired. The officers checked the area and did not locate anything out of the ordinary.

At approximately 2:48 a.m., a male victim arrived at a local hospital with a reported non-life threatening gunshot wound. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the incident had occurred in the 700 block of W. Main Street. Officers returned to the area and located a male victim deceased with a gunshot wound in an apartment. 

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

This investigation is ongoing.

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