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Man, woman found dead in vehicle following Lexington overnight shooting

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Witnessing a crime and reporting it can be just as frightening as being the victim of a crime. Here’s what you should do if you witness illegal activity.

A man and woman were found shot and killed in a car in Lexington’s East End neighborhood early Friday morning, according to WKYT.

Lexington police Lt. Andrew Daugherty said officers reported to the area of Race Street and Third Street around 3:40 a.m. Friday following reports of shots fired. When police arrived, they found the two people dead inside of a car, Daugherty said.

Both of the victims were shot multiple times, according to Daugherty. Police do not know of any suspects or witnesses.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as Heather Grigsby, 28, and Shannon Goodwin, 44. Both died from gunshot wounds, according to the coroner.

Lexington police asked that anyone with information call them at (859) 258-3600. Tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted to the police anonymously by texting LEXPD plus the tip to 274637. Tips can also be sent to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

There have now been 10 homicides this year in Lexington. Tuesday, a 46-year-old man died following a shooting in Masterson Station.

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