Hill Street Homicide Investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide.

At approximately 8:16 p.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2021, officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the 1400 block of Hill Street. Upon arrival officers located a man suffering from gunshot wounds near an apartment complex. Officers began CPR on the victim until Lexington Fire Department arrived and transported him to a local hospital.

The 51-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital. His name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s office pending notification of family.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with 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 www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com