Lexington police investigate shooting at Eastland Parkway strip mall

Posted at 4:27 PM, Aug 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-24 16:32:16-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a strip mall on Eastland Parkway.

Police say a man was shot by a black male in the parking lot in front of Eastland Food Mart on Saturday afternoon.

We're told the victim had non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Police received a tip that the suspect was in the area and officers caught him.

Police believe they have the shooter in custody but he is not cooperating.

Witnesses tell LEX 18 that the victim was a homeless man who uses a walker.