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Police: Man Attempts Suicide As Officers Approach, Shuts Down Hamburg Area

Posted at 9:40 PM, Mar 07, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -There was a flurry of police activity following an attempted suicide in the parking lot of the Hamburg Target.

According to Lexington police, officers were attempting to locate a suicidal subject. His vehicle was located in a parking lot in Hamburg Pavillion.  As officers approached, they heard a single gunshot.

No other shots were fired and no one was injured.

Man o’ War Boulevard was shut down due to the incident but has since reopened. There is no danger to the public at this time.

Several businesses were placed on lockdown as a precaution.