LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — Bardstown police are searching for a person of interest in a shooting Wednesday, and they said he could be in Lexington.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Akbar Mubelela concerning the shooting on Ashberry Drive.


WDRB, our FOX sister station in Louisville, is reporting a man was found in the street Wednesday morning and he was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital with injuries believed to be life-threatening.

The police later confirmed the man was in stable condition.

Mubelela has been charged with first-degree assault with a deadly weapon and first-degree robbery.

Akbar Mubelela (Bardstown Police Department)

According to the police, he is a frequent visitor between Bardstown and Lexington and is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with any information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Nelson County Dispatch at 502-348-3211. To provide an anonymous tip, call 502-348-4328 (HEAT).