Residents were evacuated from a street in Lexington's Cardinal Valley neighborhood Wednesday night. A woman had shot herself inside, Lt. Edward Hart said.
Police surrounded a house on Sutton Place near Chantilly Street after an officer investigating a missing car heard a gunshot while he was standing at a bedroom door. The officer left the home, taking another resident with him.
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It was later determined that the woman had shot herself, and residents were let back in the neighborhood after midnight, Hart said.