LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – The Lexington Police Department has made an arrest in connection to the July shooting death of 38-year-old Kadage Byishmo.

Keith Denton, 27, has been charged with:

  • Murder
  • First-degree wanton endangerment first-degree
  • Tampering with physical evidence
  • Three counts of violation of a Kentucky protective order
  • Two counts of receiving stolen firearms
  • First-degree trafficking of a controlled substance first-degree (Methamphetamine) – enhanced with a firearm
  • Possession of a controlled substance (Marijuana)

On July 20, police responded to the 300 block of Quinton Court to reports of a shooting and they found Byishmo, who was taken to a hospital where he was later declared dead.

Denton is currently detained at the Fayette County Detention Center.