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Victim from Motel 6 shooting dies

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Posted at 11:03 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 23:04:08-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The victim of a shooting that occurred on Tuesday morning on Newtown Pike has died.

James Adroiunt White, 40, died as a result of a gunshot wound.

The shooting occurred at the Motel 6 just off New Circle Road at around 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Police said White, who was not a guest at the motel, was shot in the leg and transported to the UK Trauma Center. The suspects got away by car, and police called for a helicopter to help locate them before calling that part of the search off.

The shooting is still under investigation.