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UK student shot at house party near campus; suspect prosecuted.

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UK student shot at home party close to college; man caught, prosecuted.

Late Wednesday night, a gunshot was reported at a home party near UK. A guy was charged after the event.

At 11:52 p.m., reports of shots fired on University Avenue attracted the attention of both the Lexington Police Department and the University of Kentucky Police Department.

Wednesday Officers from Lexington and UK found a shot woman. UK officials said the student was shot in the leg.

A UK hospital got 10 patients with less serious injuries. Authorities suspect shrapnel caused the minor injuries.

According to the information provided by the police, none of the three people now in prison are students at any of the universities in the United Kingdom.

All 11 victims are British nationals or students, according to the authorities. Officers found two guns at the site.

The 19-year-old suspect, Jason Almanza-Arroyo, was taken into custody and charged with wanton endangerment in the first degree,

Disorderly conduct in the second degree, assault in the third degree against a peace officer, and public intoxication. All of these charges are felonies.

According to the arrest report, police were called to University Avenue shortly after the incident because someone had fired a pistol there.

According to the report filed by the police, it was found that the suspect was under the influence of alcohol and had a firearm on his person.


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