Man slain in Red Mile area, police say

News Staff

Early Saturday morning, a man was shot near Unity Drive, which is off Red Mile Road, Lexington police said. 

Nathaniel McNealy, 18, of Louisville was shot near a townhome on Unity Drive. When police arrived to the scene around 2 a.m., officers found McNealy with multiple gunshot wounds. 

McNealy was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

Lexington police are opening a homicide investigation. Based on what the police have so far, the shooting happened during an altercation at a large party. 

Anyone with information can contact Lexington police at (859) 258-3600. 

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or