Man arrested in connection with Lexington shooting that injured child

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Posted at 1:38 PM, Jul 07, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting in June.

On June 30th at 11 p.m., police were called to Bold Bidder Drive for shots fired. Once on scene, officers located shell casings and property damage.

A child was transported to a local hospital and was reported with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

19-year-old Hunter Ellington was arrested and faces several charges, including second-degree assault, two counts of wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal mischief, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and tampering with physical evidence.

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