Man arrested after fatally shooting brother

A Lexington man is charged with Murder after he allegedly shot and killed his older brother. Lexington Police arrested Timothy Coffey, 26, Thursday afternoon.

Shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday, police responded to a home on Krissy Way for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 28-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation revealed that Coffey was in a verbal argument with his older brother when the shooting took place. A witness saw Coffey flee the scene in a vehicle, and officers were able to locate him on Pierson Drive.

The victim’s name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s office. Coffey is lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.