Police: Searching for shooter after gunfire rang out in Lexington neighborhood

Posted at 6:48 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 07:44:08-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are searching for a shooter after gunfire rang out in one neighborhood early Sunday morning.

The gunfire was heard in the Lindenhurst Loop around 3 a.m. on Sunday.

Police said that witnesses reported seeing two men in an altercation outside when one pulled a gun and shot the other.

The shooter then fled in an older model SUV, according to police.

The shooting victim showed up at the hospital sometime later. The man's injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.

Police have opened an investigation.