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Arrest made in fatal Sunday shooting in Lexington

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Posted at 6:47 PM, Jan 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 08:37:53-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have made an arrest in connection to the fatal Sunday night shooting that occurred by the Marriott Hotel near City Center in Lexington.

Jacouri Burns, 25, was arrested Monday in Frankfort and is charged with the murder of Lonnie Oxendine, 22.

Frankfort police and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office assisted in locating and taking Burns into custody.

Oxendine was shot at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday near the Marriott Hotel at City Center. He was transported to the hospital where police said he died at about 6:15 p.m.