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Police: Suspect Hit Man In Face Before Firing Shots At Home

Posted at 5:28 AM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 05:28:33-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested this weekend after being accused of assaulting a man, then firing shots at his home.

It happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Oxford Circle.

According to an arrest citation, 21-year-old Candido Lopez Jr. allegedly hit the victim in the face with a gun before firing several shots in front of his apartment.

Police say they later found four shell casings near the address.

Lopez faces several charges including wanton endangerment and assault.