Police: Man shot at after allegedly trying to break into Lexington home

Posted at 5:21 AM, Apr 06, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man was shot at after police say he tried breaking into someone's home.

Officers were called just after 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at the apartments on Hollow Creek Road, not far from West New Circle Road, for an intruder breaking into a residence. Police say the person fired a shot at the suspect, 42-year-old Keith Jackson, who then ran off.

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Police say a short time later, someone showed up to a local hospital with a gunshot wound. They were able to determine it was the same suspect.

The tenant was not hurt. Police say the man's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Jackson has been charged with Burglary (2nd degree) and Terroristic Threatening (3rd degree). He has been booked into the Fayette County Detention Center.