Sandalwood Drive Homicide Investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide.

At approximately 8:37 p.m., Thursday, November 25, police were dispatched to a disorder and shots fired in the 400 block of Sandalwood Drive. Upon arrival officers located a man deceased from gunshot wounds inside the residence.

The 36-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s office pending notification of family.

A 17-year-old male juvenile was charged with Murder. The juvenile was placed into custody and transported to the Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information 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, or through the P3 tips app available at