Coroner releases name of shooting victim found outside Lexington apartment complex

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A 38-year-old man died after he was shot near the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, according to Lexington police.

Police were called around 3:50 p.m. Thursday about a shooting in a parking lot outside an apartment complex, Lt. Ronald Keaton said. Officers found the victim in the 600 block of Winnie Street.

The Fayette County coroner’s office identified the Lexington man as Jocko Dianti Green. He died of his gunshot wounds about 7 p.m. at UK Hospital.

Keaton said he was unsure if the apartment complex had surveillance cameras that might have captured footage of the shooting. Police didn’t have any suspect information, he said.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to call Lexington police at (859) 258-3600, Keaton said.

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.

Lexington has had at least 55 non-fatal shootings this year. There have also been 20 homicides committed by shooting. Lexington reported 14 homicides and 49 non-fatal shootings at this time last year.

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