University of Kentucky student fatally shot near campus

April 18, 2015 04:48

A University of Kentucky student was fatally shot early on Friday during a street robbery near the campus in Lexington, and authorities charged two men in the killing, police said.

Jonathan Krueger, 22, a photo editor for a student newspaper at the university, was walking with another person about a block from the campus in Lexington when he was shot, police said.

Officers were called to the scene at 2:07 am local time and found Krueger, a junior from Perrysburg, Ohio, lying in the street. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said they have charged 18-year-old Justin Smith and 20-year-old Efrain Diaz with murder and robbery.

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