Man arrested after firing shots into gas station, near police officer

Published: May. 30, 2017 at 11:40 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Lexington police have arrested a man after they say he randomly fired multiple shots at three different locations.

19-year-old Layne Chadwell was arrested Monday afternoon.

According to a police report, Chadwell entered a Speedway gas station on Paris Pike less than an hour earlier and fired multiple shots from a handgun, nearly hitting an employee.

Witnesses say Chadwell then got into his car and fired more shots while traveling on Paris Pike.

According to the police report, Chadwell fired shots a third time at a location on North Broadway within the vicinity of an on-duty police officer.

Chadwell is charged with one count of first-degree wanton endangerment and one count of first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer.

He's scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.