Three arrests made in Saturday morning shooting in downtown Lexington

Short Street Garage
Posted at 6:48 AM, Mar 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 17:22:42-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — UPDATE: Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened early Saturday morning in downtown Lexington.

Police responded to West Short Street just after 2:50 a.m. Officers say when they arrived, they found two men who had been shot.

The first victim was reported dead at the scene by the Lexington Fire Department. Police say the second victim was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

We learned Saturday afternoon that Lexington Police have charged three individuals in the case.

  • Juan Linares, 23 – Murder
  • Humberto Saucedo-Salgado, 25 – Assault 1st Degree
  • Oziel Saucedo-Salgado, 28 – Assault 1st Degree

All three individuals are currently being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.

Police say the identity of the victim killed will be released by the Fayette County Coroner's office.

If you have any information, please call Lexington Police at (859)-258-3600.

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One person is dead and a second person has life-threatening injuries after a shooting in downtown Lexington early Saturday morning, according to Lexington Police.

LPD was called to the Short Street parking garage near South Broadway just before 3 a.m. after gunshots were heard in the area.

When officers got there they said they found two people who had been shot.

Police confirmed one victim died at the scene and the second victim was taken to the hospital.

The deceased victim's name is expected to be released by the Fayette County Coroner's Office.

LPD said they do not have any suspect information at this time.