Arrest warrant issued for 19-year-old in Lexington shooting

Lexington police named a suspect in a Tuesday night shooting on Dinsmore Drive.

Police issued a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of Avern Scott, 19, on first-degree assault, according to police and court records. The shooting sent a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Information received from the investigation led police to suspect Scott, Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said.

The shooting occurred just after 8 p.m. at the Richmond Commons apartment complex.