LEXINGTON, KY. (THECOUNT) — Timothy Coffey has been identified as the suspect accused of shooting his own brother dead in Lexington , KY, Thursday.

Lexington police say, Coffey, 26, has now been charged with murder in the shooting death of his brother, 28-year-old, Jaymes Coffey, Thursday morning.


Police say Timothy Coffey shot and killed his older brother after 9 a.m. following an argument at a residence in the 900 block of Krissy Way, in Lexington, KY.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 28-year-old Jaymes Coffey. Detectives arrested Timothy Coffey Thursday afternoon after finding him on Pierson Drive.source

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of at least one gunshot wound.

No other information was immediately provided by officials.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Lexington is a city in Kentucky. It’s known for horse farms and thoroughbred racetracks like Keeneland. The Kentucky Horse Park features the International Museum of the Horse, the Hall of Champions and many equine breeds. Ashland, the estate of 1800s politician Henry Clay, includes a mansion and formal garden. Clay is buried at the Lexington Cemetery, which has an arboretum, lakes and a Romanesque gatehouse, according to wikipedia.