Police investigating fatal shooting

UPDATE 11/19/16 - Investigators today took a juvenile into custody and charged him Murder.


November 19, 2016 - The Lexington Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., Friday, November 18, officers responded to a home on Honey Jay Court where they located the victim suffering a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police have identified a juvenile person of interest and are working to locate that individual.

Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call Police at (859) 258-3600.

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.