Most of Lexington’s 2016 murders were committed with guns and occurred inside New Circle Road.
By Dec. 6, Lexington had 23 murders in 2016. At least 20 of the victims died in shootings.
Seven of the 23 victims were 18 or younger, including Jakobe, the unborn child of Maryiah Coleman. Coleman was eight months pregnant when she was shot walking the dog.
Maryiah and Jakobe’s deaths were two of the seven murders that occurred outside of New Circle Road.