Lexington police are investigating after a shooting injured a man Sunday afternoon on Upper Street.
Officers were called to the intersection of North Upper Street and West Sixth Street at 3:49 p.m. for a report of shots fired, police Lt. Nathaniel Muller said. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
The man who was shot was taken to a local hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries, Muller said.
Witnesses told investigators that a blue passenger car that may have been involved in the shooting was seen leaving the area, Muller said. The car hit a parked vehicle as it left the scene, he said.
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At least one house was struck by gunfire during the shooting, but no other injuries were reported, Muller said.
Anyone with information related to the shooting can 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.