Suspect killed during attempted robbery, identified

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The name of a suspect killed during an attempted robbery has been released.

The Fayette County Coroner tells us that 54-year-old Reginald Lee Howard of Lexington died from the injuries he sustained on April 6th during an attempted armed robbery.

Police responded to the scene of the shooting on West 2nd St. around 9:30pm on April 6th.

They said the robbery victim shot the attempted suspect, now identified as Howard.

Police say they recovered two guns and interrogated the robbery victim about the incident.


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