Fatal shooting at Lexington mall
A man was murdered today in the parking lot of a busy Lexington mall.
Detail are few and far between right now. A man was shot twice, in the back and head, at the Lexington Green shopping plaza around 3:30 this afternoon. The suspect led police on a chase through the city and barricaded himself in his car in the parking lot of Ridge Behavioral Health System. The standoff ended peacefully around 7 this evening.
UPDATE 3/6/09: Kentucky.com is now reporting the victim as 31 year old Christopher Tolliver, and that Tolliver and the suspect 31 year old Toby Ray Lasure knew each other (FOX56 reported on their 7AM news broadcast this morning the two had been in a relationship).
Lausre has been charged with murder, wanton endangerment, fleeing police, and leaving the scene of an accident. He is expected to be arriagned in Fayette District Court at 1PM today.