Crime

Arrest warrant issued in South Broadway shooting; victim shot in head

Leslie L. Parson
Leslie L. Parson

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of being involved in a shooting on South Broadway on Sunday.

The warrant for Leslie L. Parson, 30, includes charges of first-degree assault and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, Lexington police said.

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the parking lot of the shopping center at 1030 South Broadway just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday, police said. Officers performed CPR on him and he was taken to the hospital buy ambulance. His current condition was not released.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation can call police at 859-258-3600. Anonymous tips can be texted to CRIMES (274637), called in to 859-253-2020 or submitted at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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