Lexington Police search for suspect in homicide

Lexington Police search for suspect in homicide
Published: Aug. 13, 2022 at 9:38 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday night.

LPD says that they responded to the shooting around 8 p.m. along the 1300 block of Centre Parkway.

Police say that the suspect fled the scene before officers arrived. The victim, 19-year-old Demetrius A. Shelton Jr., was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this case 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 www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.

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