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17-year-old shot and killed in Lexington, ruled homicide

Posted at 5:19 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 19:48:10-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A 17-year-old has died after a shooting near McClain Drive and N. Broadway Park.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office says it happened shortly before 6:00 a.m. Friday. The coroner says Micheal Proctor, a student-athlete at Frederick Douglass High School, was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. His manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

An autopsy will be conducted at the Medical Examiner's office.

The Douglass football team mourns the loss of one of its players.