LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man in connection to the Sunday night fatal shooting on Centre Parkway.
Jarred Lockard, 19, was arrested late Sunday night and charged with second-degree manslaughter.
Police said Lockard and the victim, Patrick Harrison Stover, 19, of Lexington, were friends and the gun was discharged while the two were handling the firearm.
Police received a call just before 11 p.m. informing them of a gunshot victim inside a residence on Centre Parkway.
Lockard remained at the scene after the shooting and was taken into custody without incident, police said.
Stover was taken to UK Medical Center where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 11:25 p.m.