Man Wanted In July Shooting Death Turns Himself In To Police

Posted at 9:27 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 09:27:55-04
Jermaine Yates

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A man wanted in connection with a shooting death in July in downtown Lexington has turned himself in to police.

Authorities say 32-year-old Jermaine D. Yates turned himself in on Monday.

Police say Yates is accused of fatally shooting 31-year-old Kerry D. Kenney on July 1.

Kenney was found dead inside a vehicle on Short Street. Police say they believe a the men were involved in a drug transaction before the shooting took place.

Yates is charged with murder in case and was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.