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Investigation underway after man found shot outside Lexington home

Erick Teutla
Erick Teutla

Police are investigating after a man was found shot outside a Lexington home off Winchester Road.

The 18-year-old was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after being found on Strader Drive with a gunshot wound to the head at 7:15 p.m. Monday, police Lt. Jackie Newman said. It is unclear whether his injuries are life-threatening.

A 22-year-old was charged with assault in the case, according to WKYT, the Herald-Leader's reporting partner. Erick Teutla was taken to the Fayette County jail.