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Man shot multiple times in Lexington bar

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - An investigation is underway into a shooting in the East End of Lexington.

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday at the Fox'es Trap Restaurant Bar and Grill on East Fifth Street.

Witnesses told police that they saw a man walk in the bar, go behind the victim, pull out a gun and open fire. The victim was hit in the back multiple times.

The manager of the Fox'es Trap said he wasn't aware of any fighting or arguing before hand, and wasn't sure what led to the violent act. He said he was in the kitchen when he heard ten to twelve shots.

Police believe the victim was the sole target. No one else was hit.

The victim was rushed to UK Hospital, with life threatening injuries.

Police have a limited suspect description of the suspect.


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