LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Two people are dead after a shooting in Lexington Sunday afternoon, according to Lexington Police.
Police said officers responded to the 500 block of N. Upper around 11:50 a.m. after receiving a call for shots fired.
When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old man and one young boy dead inside a house. Both were shot.
The Fayette County Coroner identified the two people shot as 10-year-old Landon Hayes and 22-year-old Tyrus Lathem.
The Coroner's report states that Hayes died in a homicide, and that Lathem died by suicide.
At the scene of an apparent murder-suicide being investigated by Lexington police. More people have gathered here, presumably with many questions about the circumstances surrounding what happened. @LEX18News pic.twitter.com/Bg1WBocLMM— Mike Valente (@ValenteLEX18) February 6, 2022
Lexington Police reports there is no ongoing threat to the public and that the investigation is ongoing.
Officials say the relationship between the two people is unknown at this time.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.