Deputies ID man killed in Dixie Highway shooting

One dead after Boone County shooting

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (FOX19) - The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after one man was shot and killed on Dixie Highway Thursday morning.

According to Lt. Phillip Ridgell, deputies responded to the area of Dixie Highway and Frank Duke in Florence around 9 a.m. for a reported shooting.

Once they arrived, deputies found 35-year-old Omar Gonzalez lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. They attempted life-saving measures, but he was later pronounced dead on the scene.

No one else was shot on the scene, however, a collision did occur and is being included in the investigation.

Authorities believe this is an isolated incident.

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