LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man is in jail on charges stemming from a bad breakup.
Jaylin Morton is accused of firing a gun at his ex-girlfriend’s family Jan. 19, while they helped her move from an old apartment.
Police say Morton broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home two weeks later and threatened her.
Then Monday night, when officers spotted Morton on Richmond Road, they say he ran away, tossing a gun and drugs along the way.
He was eventually arrested on 10 charges, including felony counts of burglary, wanton endangerment, and intimidating a witness.