18-year-old man killed in Lexington shooting, Fayette County Coroner's Office says

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 16:20:23-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — An 18-year-old has died Thursday evening following a shooting in Lexington.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office says 18-year-old Dominico Cloyd died from a gunshot wound shortly after 6:00 p.m. Thursday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. His manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

Sergeant Donnell Gordon with the Lexington Police Department says the shooting happened shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 23. Officers were dispatched in the 700 block of N. Upper Street for a shots fired call at that time.

Cloyd was found in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he died several days later.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online, or through the P3 tips app.