Lexington police are continuing an investigation into the shooting death of a man who was found in a shopping center parking lot early Saturday.
Officers said Rocardo Cole, 29, of Lexington, was found just before 2 a.m. Saturday in a parking lot near Camelot West, a strip club at 1761 Alexandria Drive.
Rocardo was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.
DeAaron Ballew, manager at Camelot West, said a club patron informed him that a man was was lying in the parking lot outside, and then called 911. Ballew, who said he went outside to try to comfort the man, stated that he saw a gunshot wound on the man's right buttock, and later saw a chest wound when emergency responders raised the man's shirt.
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According to Ballew, the man said he didn't know who shot him or why.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 258-3600.