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Coroner identifies Christmas Day shooting victim

Posted at 9:41 AM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 10:03:01-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Fayette County Coroner has identified the victim in a Christmas Day shooting.

Bertin Garcia-Jimenez, 23, was found dead with a gunshot wound at an apartment in Cardinal Valley. Officials were dispatched to the scene just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The death has been ruled a homicide. It was the second death over the Christmas holiday. No one has been arrested in either case.