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Suspect arrested in Lexington teen's murder


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police say they have arrested the man believed to be responsible for murdering a Bryan Station student earlier this week.

20-year-old Ernest Wheeler turned himself in around 8pm Friday night, after police issued a warrant for his arrest.

Puckett was found with a gunshot wound to his chest in the hallway of a Ryan Circle apartment building around 8pm Wednesday night. He later died at UK hospital.

We'll have more information on this arrest as it becomes available at wkyt.com and a full update on WKYT news at 6pm.


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