One person injured in late-night shooting on Kees Road

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Posted at 6:23 AM, Mar 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-29 06:48:19-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man is in the hospital after a late-night shooting Monday on Kees Road, near Russell Cave Road.

Police responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m. Monday after a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found the gunshot victim outside an apartment complex.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No word on any suspects, witnesses, or a motive. No one else was hurt. Police describe this as an ongoing investigation.

To give some perspective on shootings in Lexington so far this year, police report there have been at least 28 shootings in 2022, including two last week. That number does not include the eight homicides in Lexington so far in 2022. This time lat year, there had been 25 shootings and nine homicides.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020. Submit an anonymous tip here.