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Lexington Man Arrested In Connection To Shots Fired Incident

Posted at 7:34 AM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 07:34:33-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested after police say he fired a gun in a neighborhood when children were playing nearby.

It happened around 6 p.m. Monday on Will Fant Drive.

According to an arrest citation, 28-year-old Xavier Kareem Floyd intentionally fired a gun and caused under $500 worth of damage to an individual’s property. He was reportedly in close proximity to several groups of children playing nearby.

Police say Floyd has a previous felony charges and a restraining order that states he is not supposed to have a gun.

Authorities were unable to recover the gun and suspect Floyd disposed of it when fleeing from the scene.

Floyd is facing multiple charges, including first-degree wanton endangerment, third-degree terroristic threatening, and possession of handgun by a convicted felon.