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Police: Shooting drug related

Lexington Police announced late Wednesday that a shooting in a Lexington neighborhood was likely drug related.

Police say they've arrested the victim's cousin, Muhathab Alami, who owned the home, where the shooting happened on North Limestone Street.

Alami is charged with drug trafficking.

Neighbors say violence escalated in recent weeks at the home.

So far, no one has been arrested in connection to the shooting, which happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Police haven't released much information about the victim. He went to UK Hospital, suffering serious injuries but is expected to survive, according to investigators.


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