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Teens shot during Lexington New Year's party

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Two teenagers were rushed to the hospital after being shot. It happened New Year's Eve party at Monlu, located on Village Drive.

Lexington Police got a call about shooting around 11:37 Monday night. Police believe that a fight started inside the night club, and then moved outside. At that point, multiple shots were fired. Witness say that two teens ran back in the club, saying that they had been shot.

A 16-year old boy was shot in the chest. He was taken to UK Hospital for treatment. Lexington Police tell us that despite his injuries, the teen is expected to survive, and was stable at last check.

A 15-year old was shot in the hand and was also taken to a hospital for treatment.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a large crowd. Despite, the large number of people at the scene, police say no one could provide them any information about who is responsible for the shooting.


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