Mother of 14-year-old involved in deadly Lexington shooting also facing charges

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – The mother of a 14-year-old involved in a deadly shooting in Lexington is facing charges.

MORE: 14-year-old charged in deadly Lexington shooting

According to an arrest citation, Derhonda Christopher was arrested Sunday on charges of tampering with physical evidence and unlawful transaction with a minor.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Sunday off Alumni Drive. According to the Fayette County Coroner, 17-year-old Hayden Nash was shot in an apartment complex and died at the scene.

The citation says Christopher worked with her 14-year-old son, whose name was not released, to conceal the gun.

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