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Teen victim identified in deadly Lexington shooting; 15-year-old charged with murder

Officers were initially called to an area on Eastin Drive, near Bryan Station Road.
Officers were initially called to an area on Eastin Drive, near Bryan Station Road.(WKYT)
Published: Nov. 16, 2019 at 11:08 AM EST
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A report from the Lexington Police Department states that a 15-year-old male has been charged with murder in a shooting that killed a 17-year-old on Kingtree Court.

The Fayette County coroner identified the victim as Bryant D. Gaston, Jr.

Investigators say the suspect, victim, and a third friend had been in possession of a handgun when the shooting occurred.

The suspect was arrested and taken to the Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

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