LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police have charged a 26-year-old man in connection to an incident outside of Fayette Mall.
Police were dispatched to a call of shots fired shortly after 7 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of the mall.
Witnesses told officers that two individuals in a physical altercation were fighting over a handgun when a shot was fired.
A bystander, an off-duty corrections officer, was able to intervene and secure the firearm. One of the men in the fight sustained a minor injury to his hand and was transported to a hospital for treatment.
The man arrested at the scene has been identified as 26-year-old Kristopher James.
James has been charged with drug-related offenses and three counts of wanton endangerment.