2 taken to hospital after Lexington shooting


LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Lexington Tuesday evening.

Lexington police tell us they got a call around 6:45 p.m. for a shooting. They found two victims on East Seventh Street and Shropshire Avenue with gunshot wounds, who were both taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the two victims were in a car together at Seventh and Jackson streets when shots were fired into their car. They drove from Jackson Street to Shropshire Avenue, then got out of the car, and that’s where police found them.

Police are still trying to figure out what happened, and they don’t have anyone in custody yet or a suspect description.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at p3tips.com.

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