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One dead, three injured in separate Lexington shootings

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Aug 22, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — One person has died and three others are hurt after two separate shootings in Lexington.

The first happened around 4:45 a.m. Sunday at the Waffle House on South Broadway. When police got to the scene, they found three adult victims, one of which died. A 26-year-old male victim and a 20-year-old female victim were taken to the hospital for treatment. They are expected to survive.

On Sunday night, the Fayette County Coroner released the name of the woman killed. She is identified as 22-year-old Jamiesha Sharmae Beattie.

Police say around 15 minutes later, they found another person with a gunshot wound at Tates Creek Road and Armstrong Mill Road. The person was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition.

Police did not say if they believe both shootings were connected.