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Man found shot in parking lot

Lexington police were called to the scene of shooting early Friday morning on Georgetown Street.

Police found a man who had been shot in the lower extremities in the parking lot of a store. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Minutes later, Police received a call from a man saying he was the shooter and telling them where he was. They went to Merino Street and arrested Marquis Faulkner. They also recovered a gun.

The family of the man arrested say the shooting was self-defense and the gun recovered at the scene was registered to Faulkner and he had a license to carry it.

Faulkner was taken to Police headquarters for questioning and will be charged with assault.

Police are still investigating.

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