Services for two of the teenagers shot and killed this week in Lexington have been scheduled.
Kevin Olmeda-Ortiz, a15-year-old Lafayette High School student, was killed near his home on Garden Springs Drive Tuesday night.
His brother, 19-year-old Joaquin Olmeda, said Kevin was “such a good soul.”
“He was always helping his friends, helping me and my dad out. He was like a modern-day hippie. He never hurt nobody and loved his tie-dyed T-shirts,” Olmeda said.
Kevin’s visitation is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Smith Funeral Home on East Third Street.
Christopher Spencer, a 19-year-old Henry Clay High School graduate, died on the porch of an apartment off Richmond Road Tuesday.
He was allegedly shot by Morgan Taylor Johnson, who was arrested and charged after a police negotiation.
Spencer was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing with his father, Greg, according to Spencer’s obituary.
“(He) loved spending time at Red River Gorge with his friends. He also had a passion for music, and a zest for life,” the obituary says.
Spencer’s visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home on East Main Street. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Davis & Davis Funeral Home in Stanton, with his burial to be held at Red River Gorge, according to the funeral home.
Along with Olmeda-Ortiz and Spencer, 19-year-old Mikel Willis was also shot and killed in the same six-hour span overnight Tuesday. Willis’ funeral arrangements have not been announced.
A vigil for Willis was held Thursday night and dozens of people gathered to remember him.
“Mikel was a beautiful person,” his aunt, Elaine Justice, told LEX 18. “He didn’t deserve to be left the way he was.”