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Lexington police investigate 2 Monday shootings

Posted at 5:38 AM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 05:55:06-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are investigating two separate shootings that happened within hours of each other Monday.

The first case happened around 4 p.m., where police say two men got into an argument at a home on Chatsworth Drive. It ended with one shooting the other.

According to an arrest citation, the victim was hit in the abdomen with a shotgun. He was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Dillard Hoskins Jr., 64, has been charged with first degree assault. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Fayette County District Court Tuesday.

Around 7:00 p.m. Monday, police responded to a "subject down" incident in the 3500 block of Laredo Drive. They found a young man with two or three gunshot wounds. He was taken to UK Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say there were no witnesses, but someone dressed in all black was seen leaving the scene. If you have any information on the second shooting, you're asked to give Lexington police a call.