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Victim takes attacker's gun, escapes in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police say a man was able to fight off an attacker early Friday morning.

It happened around 3:00 a.m. on Ohio street.

The victim told police an attacker threatened to kill him, putting a gun to his head.

The victim says he was able to escape and disarm the suspect after a short fight.

Police say the victim showed up at the hospital with minor injuries. He also had the suspect's gun.

Investigators say they have a limited description of the suspect at this time.

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