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Police: Man Arrested After Allegedly Carrying Weapon In Downtown Lexington

Posted at 4:44 PM, Jun 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 04:48:34-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A man was arrested after reportedly pointing a weapon at people in downtown Lexington on Sunday afternoon.

Around 2:30 p.m. police responded to reports of a man wearing camouflage and pointing a weapon at people in the area near Short Street and Broadway.

Witnesses thought it appeared to be an AR-15 rifle, but officers later discovered it was an Airsoft Rifle.

Lexington police officials say they were able to find the man and he was arrested.

Reportedly 27-year-old Josiah D. White was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.