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Lexington police charge 17-year-old with murder in connection to Devonport Drive shooting

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Posted at 4:25 AM, Sep 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-02 11:22:27-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police have made an arrest after a homicide that police say happened early Friday morning on Devonport Drive.

Police say a 17-year-old male was arrested at the scene and is charged with murder and possession of a handgun by a minor.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office says 26-year-old Juan Fonseca died at UK Medical Center as a result of the shooting.

According to police, Fonseca and the teen lived at the same residence. The homicide occurred after a domestic violence altercation between Fonseca and another person.