East 5th Street homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on East Fifth Street.

At approximately 10:24 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 2021, officers responded to the 100-block of East Fifth Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located Pietro Swain, 28, identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office, deceased in the driver’s seat of a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.

Anyone 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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