Two arrested following late-night shooting on Alexandria Drive

Police say the shooting sent two to the hospital
Two arrested following late-night shooting on Alexandria Drive
Published: Sep. 16, 2023 at 3:10 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police say two people have been arrested following a shooting Friday night that sent two people to the hospital.

At 11:26 p.m. on Friday, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Alexandria Drive, where they found a male victim and a juvenile victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to a local hospital with reported non-life-threatening injuries.

During the investigation, detectives learned that the shooting occurred during a disorder.

Juan Luis Esparaza, 19, and Juan Pablo Esparaza, 18, were arrested at the scene. Both are currently being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.

Juan Luis Esparaza is charged with first- and second-degree assault, carrying a concealed weapon, and first-degree wanton endangerment.

Juan Pablo Esparaza is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to call Lexington Police at (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