Police arrest 'disorderly' man with gun in Lexington neighborhood

Posted at 12:10 PM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 15:14:45-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a man with a gun in the area of Jennifer Road in Lexington.

Officers were called just after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday for a "disorderly" man with a gun. The man initially drove off before abandoning his vehicle and running into an apartment building on Jennifer Road.

Police searched the building and located the man. Police were eventually able to talk him into giving himself up. He exited the building and was arrested.

Dieontae Gillis is now facing multiple charges, including burglary, fleeing or evading police, reckless driving, and tampering with physical evidence.