Name of man who died after Lexington shooting released

Man dies after Lexington shooting
Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 5:27 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The name of the man who died after a shooting in Lexington has been released.

The coroner’s office says the victim has been identified as 38-year-old Jocko Diante Green, of Lexington.

Police say they got a call around 4 Thursday afternoon about a man who had been shot outside an apartment complex off Winnie Street.

When officers got there, they found Green with what police called at the time life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was taken to UK Hospital. Green was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say they have limited information about a possible suspect right now and they’re still working to gather more details before releasing that.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at, or through the P3 tips app available at

Green is the 19th homicide victim in Lexington so far this year.

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