Man dead after overnight shooting in Lexington, suspect arrested

Jerry Price
Posted at 9:12 AM, May 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-02 08:00:06-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Fayette County Coroner's Office has identified the victim from a fatal overnight shooting in Lexington.

The coroner's office says 40-year-old Ricky Allen Williams Jr. died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Lexington police say officers were initially called out to Versailles Road near West High Street just after midnight Sunday morning for a report of shots fired.

When they arrived on scene, they found Williams. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, Jerry Price, was arrested and charged with murder, according to police. He is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.

The investigation is still ongoing. If you know anything, you're asked to please call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.