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Man wanted in connection with Lexington assault and shooting

Posted at 10:52 AM, Apr 07, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection with an assault and shooting. A warrant has been issued for William Bruce Cayson, 23, for Assault 1 and Assault 2.

Police say they were called to Cambridge Drive around 2:45 p.m. on Monday, April 6 for a reported assault with a weapon. When officers arrived, they spoke with the 31 year-old victim. He told police that during a disorder, Cayson hit him with a gun, then took off before police arrived.

Around 4:45 p.m. on Monday, police were called to the same area for a victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to the hospital with a life-threatening injury. After investigating, Police later identified Cayson as the suspect.

Anyone with information on Cayson's whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.