Two arrested in connection with Rebel Road murder

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a man last Sunday on Rebel Road in Nicholasville.

27-year-old George Mastin of Nicholasville was arrested early Saturday morning along with a second juvenile suspect.

Nicholasville Police responded to a shooting on Rebel Road Sunday June 9th. The victim, 30-year-old Pascual Hernandez, was shot in the neck and later died at UK hospital.

After six days of investigation and several tips from the public, Detectives were able to arrest two suspects. Both were charged with Murder and Robbery.

Police believe the suspects approached Hernandez with the intent to rob him and during the course of the altercation Hernandez was shot.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with more information is asked to contact the Nicholasville Police Department.

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