Lexington police are investigating three overnight shootings that left three people injured.
Lt. Mark Brand said police were called at 8:16 Friday night to the 400 block of Bainbridge Drive after a man, whose name was not immediately given, had been shot in the neck area by another man. The man was taken to the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Brand did not know what caused the shooting or if the men knew each other. Police have a description of the other man and are searching to locate him.
WKYT-TV, the Herald-Leader's reporting partner, reported a second shooting on Charles Avenue at 10 p.m., near a liquor store just off of Georgetown Road where they found a man with a gunshot wound in his back. The man was taken to UK Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Details of the shooting were vague, but police found a vehicle of interest near the scene with bullet holes, the TV station reported.
A third shooting was reported near Jazzy G's Bar Grill, where police found a man with two gunshot wounds at 2:52 Saturday morning, Brand said. The man was taken to UK Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Brand said the man was found near Second Street and Newtown Pike just a few blocks from the bar.
The initial call was for a weapons violation at the bar, located on the 200 block of Georgetown Street. During the investigation police determined there was a disorder resulting in the man being shot, Brand said.
Police do not know if any of the shootings are related and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information should be should call Lexington police at (859) 258-3600.