Lexington police have charged a 44-year-old man with first-degree assault in the shooting of a man in the Winburn area Friday afternoon.
Police were called to an area around the Stop N’ Shop on Winburn Drive shortly after 1 p.m. where they found a 40-year-old man with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Police said Jeffrey Neal Weaver and the victim are acquaintances and had been involved in an ongoing dispute. Weaver taken into custody soon after the shooting. He is lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.
Police were taking photos of a sports utility vehicle parked in the lot of the Stop N’ Shop that had bullet holes in it.