Police arrest suspect in connection to Gerald Drive shooting

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Jan 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-23 16:42:02-05

UPDATE: Police say Grm’yko Chenault was arrested on Monday and charged with Assault 2nd Degree and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Chenault is currently being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.



The Lexington Police Department is asking for the public's help with locating a suspect in connection to a Tuesday morning shooting on Gerald Drive.

Lexington police say at 7:09 a.m., officers were called to a local hospital for a male victim suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers later learned that the shooting occurred outside a home on Gerald Drive, in the Winburn area.

Detectives have identified 30-year-old Grm'yko Chenault as the suspect. He has an active warrant for second-degree assault from the shooting.

Police say Chenault is considered armed and dangerous, and the public should call local law enforcement if they locate him.

Anyone with additional information about this case 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.

The incident comes days after a woman was also injured in a shooting on Gerald Drive. Officers were called to the area Saturday night and found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

In that incident, officers later said they arrested 24-year-old Shannon Washington. He is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.