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Man is shot in the chest after answering the door

A young man was shot in the chest in an apartment on Winburn Drive just after 4 p.m. Monday.

Someone knocked on the door of Mario Coronado-Lopez's apartment at 1218 Winburn Drive, and when he opened the door, someone shot him, said Lexington Police Lt. Scott Blakely.

Coronado-Lopez was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where he had surgery was in stable condition at about 9 p.m., Blakely said.

The victim's brother was at home at the time of the shooting, but he was in another room and did not see what happened, Blakely said.

Police were talking to neighbors to try to get a description of a suspect, but they did not have much information Monday night, Blakely said.