Daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay shot, killed in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (News Release) -- The Lexington Police Department is investigating an early morning homicide that claimed the life of the daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay.

Around 4 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the parking lot of the Cook Out restaurant located at 855 S. Broadway in reference to shots fired. Witnesses reported an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles, a gray Dodge Charger and a dark-colored sports car with tinted windows.

A juvenile who was struck at the scene was transported to a hospital by private vehicle and then transferred to UK Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.  The victim has been identified by the Fayette County (Kentucky) Coroner’s office as 15-year-old Trinity Gay of Lexington.

 

 

Officers located the Dodge Charger and detained two possible persons of interest for questioning. Police are still working to locate the other vehicle involved.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police at (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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