Name released of man who died after being found shot in Lexington intersection

Man found shot in Lexington intersection during rush hour has died
Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 9:28 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The name of the victim in a deadly Lexington shooting has been released.

Police say they were called around 7:45 Wednesday morning to the intersection of Loudon and Broadway. When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the road with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to his stomach.

The victim was taken to UK Hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. Police say the victim has since died.

The coroner says the victim has been identified as 29-year-old Dietrich Lavell Murray.

Police say the investigation led them to an apartment on Dakota Street. Investigators tell us they believe the shooting happened in the apartment and Murray ran to the intersection where he was found.

Police have not said if they have anyone in custody right now, but we’re told they have “a good description” of a suspect.

This is a developing story.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Lexington Police at (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.