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Police Identify Suspect In Shooting

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Investigators with the Lexington Police Department are searching for a man wanted in connection with the shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Bhartiya Temple.  

It happened around 10:45 p.m. Oct. 28 in the 3000 block of North Cleveland Road near the Bharatiya Temple & Cultural Center. Police say a group of people were inside the temple. When two men stepped outside someone opened fire.

Detectives have obtained a warrant for Sunilkumar Ramabhai Patel, 29, for second-degree assault (solicitation).

Through the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Patel and one of the victims were acquaintances and the shooting was a result of an ongoing domestic dispute.

Anyone with information about Patels’ whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.

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