A young man was shot in the lower half of his body near Georgetown Street Monday afternoon.
He was found lying on a sidewalk after police were called to the 400 block of Greenwood Avenue about 5:15 p.m.
He was conscious when he was being taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, said Lexington police Sgt. Joe Anderson.
He said the man, who had not been publicly identified, was shot in the upper leg or pelvic area.
A black passenger car was seen leaving the area, but Anderson said soon after the shooting that police did not know whether it was a suspect's vehicle.
"There's a lot we don't know," Anderson said. "He wasn't able to provide us a lot of information." "