Crime

Off-duty Lexington police officer chases shooting suspects

Travontez Lillard
Travontez Lillard

An off-duty Lexington officer chased two people after they shot at a home Thursday night, police said.

About 9:30 p.m., an off-duty Lexington police officer heard shots fired in the Judy Lane area near Paris Pike. The two who shot at the house were in a car.. The officer chased the car to Augusta Drive, where the two were arrested. The officer’s name wasn’t unavailable.

Xaiver Johnson, 19, was charged with fleeing and evading police. Travontez Lillard, 18, was charged with vwanton endangerment. He also was charged with criminal mischief and tampering with evidence, according to the Fayette County jail.

Police said no injures were reported.

McKenna Horsley: 859-231-3197, @mckennahorsley

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