Payne Street homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in multiple injuries and a homicide on Payne Street.

On Sunday, November 29, at approximately 2:12am, officers responded to the 100 block of Payne Street for a report of shots fired with injuries.  Upon arrival, they located a 34 year-old victim and a 22 year-old victim with critical injuries.  Officers also began CPR on a third victim but she was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.  The deceased victim was later identified as 20 year-old Madilyn Grisham.   

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident 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