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.
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.