A woman was listed in critical condition Thursday after being shot during a fight between several people outside a downtown bar.
The woman, who was not identified, was shot at 2:29 a.m. outside Trust Lounge, 123 West Main Street. Police went to the parking lot behind the bar, where a caller said a group of people were fighting and shots had been fired. Several vehicles then sped away from the area, including a Ford F-150 pickup.
A short time later, the truck showed up at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital carrying two gunshot victims, police said. One was a man who had minor injuries. The other was the injured woman.
Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said there were at least two other people in the truck, but they left after the truck reached the hospital.
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The shooting occurred in the parking lot of Trust Lounge, which was hosting a party after the concert by rapper Drake at Rupp Arena. But bar manager Michael Wheatley said he did not think those involved in the fight had been in the bar.
"From what I've been told, it actually started down the street," he said. "They worked their way down to the parking lot between Trust and Bellini's" restaurant.
Wheatley said he was standing in front of the bar when the shots were fired. He said he heard vehicles speeding away and saw one of the vehicles going the wrong way on the one-way Main Street.
About 9 a.m., police received a report that a bullet had gone through a window at the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney, about two blocks from the parking lot where the shots were fired.
Roberts said police think the bullet could have been a stray shot from the altercation outside Trust Lounge.
"That is based on preliminary information," she said. "We're working to confirm if that is the case."
Police were searching for the shooter or shooters Thursday evening, although one person who allegedly had a gun was arrested outside the bar. Police charged Robert Keith Williams with first-degree wanton endangerment for allegedly firing a gun into the air during the brawl.
Williams also faces charges of tampering with evidence and possession of marijuana. A witness told police that Williams fired a gun into the air about a minute after the vehicles sped away.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lexington police at (859) 258-3600.