A Lexington man has been charged in connection with a shooting on Carneal Road in June that paralyzed an 11-year-old girl, according to Lexington police.
Carlos Jenkins, 23, is charged with first-degree assault and seven counts of wanton endangerment. He’s being held in the Fayette County jail.
Just before 3 a.m. June 13, shots were fired into a house on the 800 block of Carneal Road, according to police. Several people were inside for a birthday slumber party for the girl who was shot. She turned 12 the next day.
The house was struck by more than 30 bullets, according to police.
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The girl was left paralyzed from the chest down, according to WKYT.