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Lexington Police are searching for suspect in the city's 29th homicide

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Posted at 10:09 PM, Aug 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-14 21:56:57-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — One person died after a shooting in Lexington on Saturday night.

Around 8:00 p.m on Saturday, officers responded to reports of a shooting on Centre Parkway.

Officers say the suspect took off before they arrived. An anonymous neighbor witnessed the investigation and filmed it through her apartment's peephole.

Demetrius A. Shelton Jr, 19, died at UK Hospital from gunshot wounds on Saturday night. This makes the 29th homicide in Lexington in 2022.

The anonymous neighbor hopes that people will stay safe. Lexington Police are still investigating.