Fayette County

Woman shot in the buttocks

A woman was taken to University of Kentucky Hospital Friday afternoon after she was shot in the buttocks, Lexington police said.

Lt. Richard Bottoms said the woman told police the shooting, which occurred around 5:15 p.m., was accidental. There were at least two other people in the apartment, located at 3051 Kirklevington Drive, and it's unclear who fired the weapon. Bottoms did not know the relationship of the people.

The victim's name and age were not available, Bottoms said.