LEXINGTON, Ky. – Police say a University of Kentucky student was fatally shot in an altercation near campus.
The Fayette County Coroner's Office told media the victim, 22-year-old Jonathan W. Krueger of Toledo, Ohio, died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Lexington police say they responded to a report of shots fired around 2 a.m. Friday and found Krueger in the street. They say they think the shooting resulted from an attempted robbery.
Another man who was with Krueger told officers a minivan pulled up and confronted them. He said he was able to escape and found two men outside a nearby home who called police.
Officers say no arrest has been made, but they have identified a person of interest.
Krueger was photo editor at the school's newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel.