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LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Lexington police were called to a residence in the 1000 block of East New Circle Road on Saturday.

At 3:25 a.m. officers responded to reports of a shooting and located a minor who had sustained a gunshot wound. The shooting victim was transported to an area hospital to receive treatment for reported non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Lexington police, there was a scene in the parking lot of a neighboring business. The person who had sustained gunshot wounds was shot in their residence and was not believed to have been targeted in the shooting.


This is an ongoing investigation.

Update: The victim was inside their residence at the time of the shooting and is not believed to have been targeted.

Anyone with information is asked to call the 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