A fugitive wanted by Indiana authorities turned himself in to Lexington police

jmadden@herald-leader.comFebruary 20, 2014 

A man wanted in Indiana for allegedly shooting his girlfriend turned himself to Lexington police Wednesday night.

Christopher Justice, 34, is accused of shooting his ex-wife at 7:24 a.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of KinderCare Learning Center in Indianapolis, Ind., according to an Indiana Metropolitan Police Department news release.

The woman had dropped of her two children at the center, before she was shot, the release said. The children were not injured.

Indianapolis officers found the woman lying next to her vehicle. She had been shot multiple times, but she was able to tell police that Justice had shot her, the release said.

Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said Justice turned himself in at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday at police headquarters on Main Street.

He was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center on a fugitive's warrant. Indiana is handling his extradition, said Roberts.

Justin Madden: (859) 231-3197. Twitter: @HLpublicsafety

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