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Arrests made in June robbery, shooting

Posted at 4:46 AM, Jun 28, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police have arrested two suspects allegedly involved in a robbery that turned into a shooting.

Police arrested Octavius and Quinton Wingate Thursday afternoon. Police say that on June 21 before 5 p.m. Octavius shot the victim several times in the torso during a robbery causing serious physical injury.

Police say Octavius was in possession of a handgun upon being arrested. He’s charged with first-degree assault and robbery. An arrest citation says Quinton also took part in the crime. He’s charged with first degree robbery.