Woodford County

UPDATED: Man killed in Versailles

Versailles investigators have gotten a warrant for a suspect in a Monday night homicide.

Police are searching for Tyran D. Gerton, 22, of Lexington. He was last seen driving a blue 1988 four-door Cadillac Deville with Kentucky license plate number 727-HRN, police said.

Ricardo Velasco-Nanduca, 30, was shot in Versailles on Monday night, police said. He was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where he died, Versailles police said.

Police were called to 231 Montgomery Avenue about 8:30 p.m., Sgt. Ron Wyatt said, and they found Velasco in the back yard. He did not live at the house, Wyatt said. If you have any information, call Versailles police, (859) 873-3126.

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