Fayette County

Gunman kills Lexington man

A 26-year-old Lexington man died early Sunday after he was shot multiple times.

Quinn A. Dent was found lying in the street at Second and Spruce streets, according to officials.

Lexington police responded to a report of multiple gunshots being fired in that area at 2:17 a.m. They found the victim, who was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:40 a.m.

Witnesses told police they saw a masked man wearing dark clothing shoot Dent, then flee on foot.

Police ask anyone with information to call them at (859) 258-3700 or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020.

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