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Gunshots damage vehicles in downtown Lexington

Posted at 6:35 AM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 06:35:13-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police arrested one man and were continuing to investigate after two vehicles were damaged by gunfire downtown overnight.

Authorities said officers in the area heard several gunshots about midnight along Ross Avenue.

Police said responding officers found two vehicles with bullet holes as well as shell casings in the area.

Officials said a truck was seen leaving the area. Police later found the truck on Thompson Road and arrested the driver, 49-year-old Anthony Delmoro.

Delmoro was charged with wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police and leaving the scene of an accident.

Police said they were continuing to investigate whether Delmoro was responsible or involved in the shooting on Ross Avenue.