Police: 1 dead and 1 injured in shooting at Lexington Marathon

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Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 9:06 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - One person has been confirmed dead after a shooting at a Lexington Marathon, according to police.

Lexington police say they got several reports of shots fired around 7:30 p.m. on Friday night, including a store clerk at a Marathon on N MLK Blvd and Third St.

When they arrived at the scene, they found 43-year-old Justin Cooke with a gunshot wound. He was taken to UK Hospital with life-threatening injuries. They later found a woman with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to the Fayette County Coroner, Cooke later died at UK Medical Center at 8:44 p.m. on Friday night.

There are no details on a possible suspect.

This story is developing.