Betsy Lane homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Betsy Lane.

Around 9:08 p.m., Thursday, December 30, 2021, officers responded to the 300 block of Betsy Lane regarding shots fired with one individual suffering from gunshot wounds. When officers arrived they located a 14-year-old male juvenile in a yard with life-threatening injuries. Officers performed CPR on the victim until the Lexington Fire Department arrived. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased victim’s name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to call Lexington Police at (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