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Man dies after Nicholasville shooting; suspect in custody

Published: Oct. 14, 2020 at 6:53 AM EDT
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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - A man has died after being shot in Nicholasville.

It happened late Tuesday night around 10:45 in the 800 block of Buford Place.

Police say someone shot the victim in the stomach and he was taken to hospital where he later died. The coroner has identified the victim as 33-year-old Mario Walls.

Shortly after midnight Wednesday morning, police arrested 45-year-old Michael Walker in connection with the shooting. He is currently facing an assault charge, but police say that will be upgraded to murder.

They are still trying to figure out what led up to the shooting.

Michael Walker, 45.
Michael Walker, 45.(Nicholasville Police Dept.)

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