Man found dead in Lexington near Eastland Parkway identified

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Posted at 12:10 AM, Jan 08, 2022

LEXINGTON, KY (LEX 18) — One man was found dead after being shot in Lexington Friday night.

Lexington Police responded with the Fire Department to the 1700 block of Cantrill Dr just after 9 p.m. for a report of a subject down. When they arrived they found a man dead in the roadway with a gunshot wound.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 26-year-old Kobby Lee Martin.

The incident is actively being investigated and there is no information about a subject at this time. Lexington Police is asking anyone with information to call police.