Crime

Lexington police searching for suspect in weekend shooting

Maxwell R. Wilburn
Maxwell R. Wilburn Lexington Police Department

Police are searching for a man who is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred over the weekend in Lexington.

Early Saturday morning, police were called to the 2000 block of Paris Pike for a reported assault. Officers arrived to find a man and woman, both 25 years old and both suffering gunshot wounds, according to police.

The victims were treated at a local hospital for their injuries.

Maxwell R. Wilburn, 21, is wanted on a charge of first-degree assault in the case, according to police.

Anyone with information related to the case or Wilburn’s location is asked to call police at 859-258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to 274637. Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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