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Lexington Police Investigate Hit-And-Run, Shooting

Posted at 4:57 AM, Dec 03, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a driver after they say a man was hit by a car and shot Sunday night.

It happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Limestone and 12th.

When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the road with a gun shot wound to his leg.

Officers say the man was hit by a vehicle while crossing Limestone Avenue.

After that, the driver and the man reportedly got into a fight. That’s when the driver got out of his vehicle and shot the man.

Police say the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening.

The driver then left the scene, and there were reportedly two other people in the vehicle.

Police say the suspect drives a black jeep commander.

If you have any information on either of these shootings, you are asked to call police.