Coroner identifies Dakota Street homicide victim, Lexington police investigating

Posted at 9:13 AM, Aug 31, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man is dead after police responded to reports of a shooting victim lying in the road on North Broadway around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Fayette County Coroner identified the victim as 29-year-old Dietrich Lavell Murray.


Officers responded to Loudon Avenue and N. Broadway for reports of a subject who had been shot. When police arrived, they discovered Murray was suffering from a gunshot wound.


He was transported to UK hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Police say their investigation led them to an apartment building on Dakota Street, which is about a block away from where the man was found.

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