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Search Continues for Men Involved in Officer Shooting

Lexington Police say they are looking for two men they believe shot 22-year old Officer Nicholas Whitcomb in the shoulder near Winburn Drive. The incident happened early Monday morning.

Warrants have been issued for two men, 26-year-olds Marc Buchanan and Jesse Mayberry. Buchanan is believed to be the shooter.

He and Mayberry are also being sought on a charge of fleeing and evading.

The two men have checkered pasts. Buchanan was accused of killing a man at a truck wash in 2003. After serving three years in jail, he was aquitted for a murder charge last year.

In 2001, Mayberry was also accused of shooting a 12-year old boy.

As for Officer Whitcomb, he has been released from UK hospital and is recovering at home.

If you have information on the shooting you can call Crime Stoppers at 877-970-2020.


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