Lexington police investigating shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is in critical condition at UK Hospital after police say he was shot several times in his front yard. They say they got call about 10:20 Saturday night of shots fired near 5th Street and Pemberton Street.

Witnesses told police a car pulled up to the house, parked, and then people inside began firing at the man as he was in his front yard. Officers say at one point, the attackers got out of their car while they were shooting, then got away. They say the victim has been taken to UK Hospital where he's in surgery.

Police haven't identified the victim yet and they say they're not sure of his age. Witnesses described the attackers vehicle as a silver car, possibly a Chrysler.

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