Case against man charged in murder of 18-year-old on Chase Place heads to grand jury

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Posted at 6:09 PM, Mar 09, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The case against a man charged in the shooting death of an 18-year-old on Chase Place now heads to a grand jury.

53-year-old Darryl Russell has been charged with Murder and Assault 4th degree - domestic violence in connection to the shooting death of 18-year-old Darian Webb.

Officers responded to a call for assault with a firearm just before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival, they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital and died shortly after.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office later identified the man who died as Webb.

Russell is currently lodged at the Fayette County Detention Center.

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.