Fayette County

Second suspect in police shooting is arrested

Lexington police arrested a man Monday night who was wanted in connection with the shooting of an officer.

Police arrested Jesse Lewis Mayberry, 26, on a charge of fleeing and evading related to the shooting of Officer Nicholas Whitcomb.

The shooting occurred April 13, when Whitcomb approached two men whom he said he thought might have broken into a car. During a chase, police said one of the men fired at the officers, and a bullet struck Whitcomb in the shoulder.

Marc Anthony Laquinn Buchanan, 26, has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree assault and first-degree fleeing and evading in the case.

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