Victims identified in early-morning Lexington shootings

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Two people were found dead with gunshot wounds in Lexington.

It happened around 2 a.m. Sunday, July 4, on Danielle Lane.

According to police, officers originally got a call about someone possibly having a medical emergency.

When they got there, they found someone on the ground with gunshot wounds. Another person was also shot in a car next to them. Both died at the scene.

The Fayette County Coroner identified the victims as one man, 27-year-old Shaquille Louis Newby, and one woman, 26-year-old Tyler Malahn Sandusky.

Police said this is a complex investigation and couldn’t give any more details at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information comes to light.

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