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Lexington police investigating homicide on Jennifer Road, 36th homicide in 2022

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Posted at 1:34 PM, Sep 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-22 19:12:20-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington Police are investigating a homicide that happened on Jennifer Road on Thursday.

Police say shortly after noon Thursday, officers were called to the 1700 block of Jennifer Road for a person who had been shot. When officers got to the scene, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital and later died from his injuries. Police the suspect fled before officers arrived.

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This is Lexington's 36th homicide of the year, one away from last year's total.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office identified the man who died as 51-year-old Raymond Brooks. The coroner says he died from a gunshot wound but says the circumstances are "pending investigation by the Lexington Police Department in coordination with the Fayette County Coroner's Office." Police say this is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online, or through the P3 tips app.