Man found dead of gunshot wounds in car stopped in Lexington intersection, police say

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — Police are investigating after a man was found dead with gunshot wounds in a car in a Lexington intersection.

At about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to West Center Street Extension and Swing Dairy Road.

A car was disabled in the intersection.

At the scene, officers found a man in driver’s seat of the car dead from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say the victim was a man in his 20s.

A homicide investigation is now underway.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lexington Crimestoppers at (336) 243-2400.

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