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Victim Identified In Fatal Shooting Near Green Acres Park

Posted at 12:09 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 17:36:02-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating a homicide after finding a man dead near Green Acres Park.

A shots fired call came in just before 11 p.m. Monday from the 1500 block of Kirk Court.

Police say they found the man lying between houses on a walkway of the park.

The coroner pronounced the man dead at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.

The coroner has identified the man as 42-year-old William Michael Haskins.

No word on suspects or motives at this time.

This is Lexington’s fifth homicide of the year, according to the coroner.