Police charge 15-year-old with murder in death of Andres Soto Jr.

Lexington police have charged a 15-year-old with murder in connection with the shooting death of Andres Soto Jr. last week.

Soto, 20, died early Dec. 6 at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after being found with a gunshot wound on Oxford Circle at 3:25 a.m.

It was Lexington’s 17th homicide this year.

The juvenile, who was not named, was arrested and charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence, according to Lexington police.

Police said the investigation is continuing, and anyone with information may call police at 859-258-3600.