LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night in Lexington.
Officials said 17-year-old Markel Allen, of Lexington, was shot at about 6:50 p.m. in the area of 760 Florence Ave.
He was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he died at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
We're told Allen was a student from Dunbar High School.
About the same time Allen arrived at UK Medical Center, police said a 19-year-old man was taken to another hospital with a gunshot wound. The man's injuries were not life-threatening.
Police said they believe the two incidents are related.
This is a developing story and will be updated.