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Man shot on Lexington street corner

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police are searching for the person who shot a man and sent a bullet into a home.

Officers discovered the victim on Maple Avenue around two New Year's morning.

The man told police that he had just come home from work. He says he then changed clothes and went outside to stand on the corner. As the man stood there, he says someone came up behind him and shot him. The bullet hit him in the buttocks and came out through his groin area. The man was taken to UK Hospital. Police say his wounds did not appear to be life threatening.

Around the same time, police got a call to Sixth Street and Elm Tree Lane. They found a bullet hole in a home. No one inside was hurt. Police believe the cases are connected.


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