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Drive-By Shooting May Be Gang Related

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A teenager is still recovering tonight after being shot in his upper chest.

Lexington Police say the 15-year-old was shot at the intersection of Winburn Drive and Mikan Court just after 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Some of the four to five shots even went through a nearby house.

Police say the teen was shot in the upper chest area by one of five to six Hispanic men in a four-door sedan.

The teen then ran about a half a block to his home where EMS was called.

Now, that neighborhood is on edge, as police say this shooting highlights the problem they're having with gang violence in Lexington.

Officers say gangs aren't nearly as big of a problem here as in larger cities, but they're keeping a close eye on them.

The 15-year-old is recovering from non-life threatening injuries at UK Hospital.

Police say they continue to search for suspects.


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