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Man Arrested In Connection To March Shooting

Posted at 4:44 AM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 04:44:23-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested after police say he shot his girlfriend.

The shooting happened early in the morning of May 5 on Georgetown Street.

Police say 44-year-old Mark Dixon got into an argument with his girlfriend out on the porch of her house.

The victim told police Dixon punched her in the face then shot her in the leg.

Dixon was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree assault, theft by unlawful taking, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.