Shots fired along Sherard Circle in Lexington

Shots fired along Sherard Circle in Lexington
Published: Oct. 1, 2023 at 6:19 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are looking into reports of shots fired along the 700 block of Sherard Circle in Lexington.

Witnesses told WKYT that there was a white car with four teens going down Laredo Drive towards Tates Creek who may be involved.

Multiple cars and at least one home was damaged by gunfire.

Wendy Toliver, who lives nearby, found her car and home with bullet holes.

“I was like ‘oh, they were just firecrackers,’ but I didn’t know they were bullets,” said Toliver. “If they would have come through there, I definitely would have been dead because that’s where my bed is right there, and I was sitting on the bed when it happened.”

With a large police presence for hours, many in the neighborhood watched as police investigated the scene, including another car that was hit with bullets.

Miquel Reed lives near where the shots were fired.

“You just don’t feel safe. You don’t feel safe at all, and you can’t even be on your front porch and enjoy the outdoors which you’re supposed to be able to you,” said Reed. “You’re supposed to be able to feel safe at home, and you can’t feel safe at home.”

As a father, he is concerned for the safety of his kids.

“I have to shelter them because there’s things like this,” he said. “I don’t want them outside in the bullets; bullets just don’t have eyes. They just fly and they go because people just don’t care.”

Toliver, who has lived in the neighborhood for years without issue, now says she may need to move.

“Now I’m kind of scared that, you know, I’ve been here a long time, but now I’ve got to go. I’ve got to move,” said Toliver.

Police said the only injuries reported were from broken glass and are still looking for suspects.