University of Kentucky Student Fatally Shot Near Campus
This story has been updated.
Police in Lexington have arrested a second person in the fatal shooting of a University of Kentucky student.
A news release from the city says 20-year-old Efrain Diaz of Lexington was charged Friday with murder and robbery.
Diaz and 18-year-old Justin D. Smith are charged in the death early Friday of 22-year-old Jonathan W. Krueger of Perrysburg, Ohio. Smith is charged with murder, robbery, tampering with evidence and evading police.
Krueger was a junior communications major and photo editor at the school newspaper. He was shot in the chest about 2 a.m. a block from the Lexington campus while walking home from a party.
The man Krueger was with told police a minivan pulled up and confronted them. He said he managed to flee, found two men nearby and contacted authorities.
Earlier: Police say they have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a University of Kentucky student.
A statement from the city says police charged 18-year-old Justin D. Smith on Friday with murder, robbery, tampering with evidence and evading police. The statement says police also are looking for more suspects in the killing of 22-year-old Jonathan W. Krueger of Ohio.
Krueger was gunned down as he walked with a friend along a street near the UK campus in Lexington. The coroner says he 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.
Krueger was photo editor at the school's newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel.