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UPDATE: Man shot multiple times on Lexington's north side

Posted at 5:34 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 06:39:52-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 19) — Police said a man was shot multiple times early Tuesday morning on Lexington's north side.

Authorities said the man, who is in his early 20s, was shot just before 5 a.m. near the 400 block of Douglas Avenue.

Witnesses told police they saw a group of six or seven people fleeing the scene on foot toward Florence Avenue.

The injured man was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Authorities said there were no other injuries or property damage.

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.