Name of man dead after Lexington shooting released

The coroner has identified the man as 26-year-old Ethan Boler Hatfield.
Published: Dec. 9, 2022 at 2:24 AM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The name of the man who was found dead after a shooting in Lexington has been released.

The coroner has identified the man as 26-year-old Ethan Boler Hatfield.

Police were called to a home on McAtee Lane around 11:40 p.m. Thursday night.

Officers say they found a man, now identified as Hatfield, and a 22-year-old woman with gunshot wounds.

Crews rushed the woman to the hospital with critical injuries.

The coroner pronounced Hatfield dead at the scene.

Police say the investigation is in its early stages. They say they have no reason to believe there’s any danger to the public.

In 2017, the house on McAtee Lane was the scene of a kidnapping case. Investigators say three men held a man hostage and beat him at the house. One of the men sentenced in the case was then-UK student Ethan Hatfield, whose family owned the home.

The Lexington Herald-Leader names the home as one of the most expensive in Lexington.