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Victim identified in fatal Laredo Drive shooting

Posted at 8:16 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 07:56:44-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Fayette County coroner has identified the victim in a fatal shooting that happened in south Lexington Monday evening.

The victim was found slumped over in a vehicle in the 3500 block of Laredo Drive Monday just before 7 p.m. Police discovered the man was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The coroner identifies the victim as 19-year-old Abed Kadah, originally of Corona, California.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.

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