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11:13pm

Wed June 25, 2014
Lexington/Richmond

Lexington Mayor, Challenger Respond to Weekend Violence

Credit kentucky.com

    

Five weekend shootings in Lexington are prompting the mayor and his political challenger to comment on crime matters.

The five separate shootings last weekend resulted in two deaths and injuries to two others.  Mayor Jim Gray met with key players in the local criminal justice community Wednesday.  Gray says his role is to appoint responsible, competent law enforcement leaders,  "The worse thing that anybody can do in a management role is to micro manage. Now, that said, I am here today and I am available anytime and will be engaged."

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