Shots fired reported near Roots & Heritage Festival

Posted at 6:25 AM, Sep 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-08 07:36:18-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Witnesses reported hearing gunshots near the Roots & Heritage Festival as the event was winding down on Saturday night.

The call came in just before 11 p.m., reporting that shots had been fired on Wilson Street, about a block away from the festival.

Police said they responded to the scene and found several shell casings.

No shooter has been found as of Sunday morning.

No one was injured.