Lexington man shot in back early Wednesday

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A man was shot in the back at his home early Wednesday morning on Ash Street, Lexington police said.

Police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said the victim told police that someone broke into his home and shot him in the back.

The man, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital, but there was no word on his condition.

The shooting happened about 6:15 a.m., police said.