Drive-By Shooting Sends One to the Hospital

An early morning drive-by shooting near Lexington leaves police searching for a suspect.

Reports say the shooting happened early this morning outside of Riptide on the River, a popular restaurant on the border of Fayette and Madison counties.

Police say the victim, who was sent to the hospital was walking to his car when someone drove by and fired nearly a dozen shots.

Police say the victim was hit in the leg and was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The staff at the restaurant says there were no problems at the bar prior to the shooting.

At the moment, police say they don' have description of a vehicle or shooter. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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