Fayette County

Lexington police have “person of interest” in Saturday homicide

Lexington Police said Sunday that they have identified a person of interest in a homicide early Saturday morning on East Second Street.

Police didn’t release the person’s name Steve Earl Robinson Jr., 35, was shot to death early Saturday morning. Police said Sunday that they have determined that the shooting wasn’t random. The events leading up to Robinson’s death remain under investigation.

The shooting was reported shortly before 2:30 a.m. Saturday at East Second Street and Eastern Avenue. Officers found Robinson lying in the street with a gunshot wound. He was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, where he died.

Beth Musgrave: 859-231-3205, @HLCityhall