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Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn confirmed that 10-year-old Landon Hayes and 22-year-old Tyrus Lathem died at the scene
Loved ones wept together outside a home on North Upper Street Sunday afternoon as the Fayette County coroner and dozens of city police, firefighters, sheriff’s deputies and other officials showed up to investigate a murder-suicide that left two people dead, according to Lexington police.
How old was Tyrus Lathem ?
He was 22 year old.
Tyrus Lathem, 22, and Landon Hayes, 10, were killed in the shooting, according to the Fayette County Coroner’s Office. Police were originally called to the 500 block of North Upper Street about the shooting, but found the two people dead inside the home when they arrived, Lexington Police Lt. Dan Truex said. It’s not clear what led up to the shooting or how the incident unfolded, Truex said.
“I don’t think we’ll ever know exactly what happened,” Truex said, because the two people primarily involved died. $2 for 2 months Sign up for unlimited access to our website, app, eEdition and more CLAIM OFFER Truex said a third person was in the home but was not involved in the shooting.
As family members wept outside the home Sunday, officials called in local chaplains to comfort and pray with the family and first responders. The city also turned to other local resources to try to help their loved ones.