2 wounded in latest southside shooting

Lexington Police are investigating a shooting that left two men hospitalized in Lexington Thursday morning, according to a Herald Leader report.

The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. on the 1100 block of Trent Boulevard. Police were called in reference to an individual with a gunshot wound, according Lt. Joe Anderson with the Lexington Police Department. Upon arrival, officers found a male with a gunshot wound. On social media, area residents described hearing up to 15 shots in rapid succession, possibly from a rifle.

Map of 1100 Trent Blvd, Lexington, KY 40517
1100 Block Trent Blvd (Google Maps)

Later on, police found another man with a gunshot wound nearby, according to Anderson. Both victims’ injuries were not life-threatening.

Police don’t have any suspects. Police also don’t believe the shooting is connected to a separate shooting that took place on Victoria Way Wednesday night, but they’re investigating that to confirm. There have been at least 69 shootings so far this year in Lexington and at least 13 open murder investigations.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Lexington Police at 859-258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling 859-253-2020, online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.