Crime

Man, 36, shot multiple times, killed in Lexington parking lot, police say

A 36-year-old man was found shot to death Saturday in a parking lot off Eastland Parkway near Continental Square Apartments.

Police responded to a call of shots fired about 2:45 a.m. and found the man with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the ground near the Eastland Food Mart, according to police spokeswoman Brenna Angel.

Robert Warner was pronounced dead about 3:47 a.m. at 1508 Continental Square, according to the coroner’s office.

Witnesses said the assailant may have been driving a motorcycle, police said. Investigators did not have a description of the suspect or the motorcycle Saturday morning.

An autopsy is scheduled Sunday at the state medical examiner’s office in Frankfort, according to the coroner.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call police at 859-258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the information to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be given to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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