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Man found dead from gunshot wound on side of Lexington road

Police tell us they were called to Delong Road Monday morning for a report of an unresponsive...
Police tell us they were called to Delong Road Monday morning for a report of an unresponsive male subject on the side of the road. He was later confirmed to be dead.(WKYT)
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 9:10 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A death investigation is underway in Lexington.

Police tell us they were called to the area of Armstrong Mill Road and Delong Road Monday morning for a report of an unresponsive male subject on the side of the road. He was later confirmed to be dead.

The coroner has since identified the victim as 22-year-old Jamar Patterson Jr. The coroner says Patterson died from a gunshot wound and his death has been ruled a homicide.

No other details have been released.

There are no suspects at this time.

Delong Road was closed for a time Monday morning while police investigated.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.

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