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Lexington’s Most Wanted: July 25, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

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Help find a car thief who used the vehicle to shoplift mall merchandise

Police are asking for your help to find an auto thief and shoplifter. If you have information about this crime, don’t try to take action on your own. Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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Person injured in shooting overnight in Lexington

The victim was in the passenger seat of a car parked near a liquor store at East Third Street and Eastern Avenue when two men pulled up and began yelling at them for blocking traffic, according to WKYT, the Herald-Leader’s news partner. One of the men in the second car then fired a shot, striking the victim, the news station reports.

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Shooting at Fayette Mall leaves one injured

One person was injured in a shooting in the parking lot of Fayette Mall Friday night, according Lexington police. The shooting was an isolated incident and the victim and the shooter knew each other, according to Brenna Angel, the spokeswoman for Lexington Police.

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Man dies after shooting in Lexington’s East End

A man died after a shooting at Race and Third streets Saturday morning. Charles Shryock, 29, was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital at 6:16 a.m., according to the Fayette County coroner’s office.

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Kentucky state trooper shoots man who came at him on an ATV

A Kentucky state trooper shot a man in Whitley County after the man tried to run over him with an ATV, according to Kentucky State Police. Billy Barnhill, 31, of Rockholds, “a wanted fugitive,” came at the officers “at a high rate of speed and attempted to run over several officers,” police said. A trooper fired at Barnhill in self-defense, state police said. Barnhill was taken to University of Kentucky Hospital.

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Lexington’s Most Wanted, July 18, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

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A grandfather's plea: Store your guns properly to prevent child shootings

Most accidental child shootings could be prevented if gun owners properly secured their weapons with a gun lock, Louisville gun safety activist Luther Brown says.
John Cheves jcheves@herald-leader.com
A grandfather's plea: Store your guns properly to prevent child shootings 0:54

A grandfather's plea: Store your guns properly to prevent child shootings

Lexington couple tracks gun violence nationwide 3:15

Lexington couple tracks gun violence nationwide

'I'll never forgive myself': Should parents face charges when kids find loaded guns? 3:28

'I'll never forgive myself': Should parents face charges when kids find loaded guns?

If you witness a crime, here’s what to do 1:15

If you witness a crime, here’s what to do