Victoria Way shooting upgraded to a homicide
The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday evening on Victoria Way, according to a department press release.
Around 7:48 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, officers responded to the 4000 block of Victoria Way for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located a 34-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where they were later pronounced deceased.
The coroner has identified the victim as 34-year-old Kendall Berry.
Detectives are asking residents in the area to please check their home surveillance video and contact the Lexington Police Department if they have any footage that could help in the investigation.
There have been at least 68 shootings so far this year in Lexington and at least 13 open murder investigations.
Anyone with information about this case 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.
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