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Man shot after early-morning fight on Liberty Road

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) One man is in the hospital after police say an altercation led to a shooting in an apartment complex on Liberty Road early Thursday morning.

Police say the shooting happened around 2:30 in the morning at the Liberty Heights Apartments. One man was shot twice, once in his arm and once near his right hip. Police say that after he was shot, he ran to another apartment, where witnesses called police. He was taken to UK Hospital with what police say are non-life threatening injuries.

Police say no one has been arrested yet, but they do have a suspect in mind. He is described as a light-skinned black man in his 30s, about 5'9" tall with a skinny build.

The victim's name has not yet been released.


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