Police: Radcliff man admits deadly shooting happened during drug deal

Police: Radcliff man admits deadly shooting happened during drug deal
Elijah Barnett and Tyler Lawrence were arrested in connection to a Radcliff murder. (Source: HCDC)

RADCLIFF, Ky. (WAVE) – Radcliff Police have made an arrest in connection to a deadly shooting.

Officers were called to Pin Oak Court around 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, according to Radcliff Police spokesman Capt. Willie Wells.

When they arrived, they found Lashard Harrison, 25, had been shot to death.

Officers were called to Pin Oak Court around 12:25 a.m. Wednesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Officers were called to Pin Oak Court around 12:25 a.m. Wednesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

On Saturday, police arrested Tyler Lawrence, 20, and charged him with murder. Lawrence admitted to police that he and three others set up a drug deal with Harrison with the intent to rob him, according to Lawrence’s arrest slip.

The arrest slip also references Elijah Barnett, 22, and Donyale Jones, 27, as being involved in the plot. Both are also charged with murder and robbery.

Police said they exchanged cash for a number of pills and when Harrison turned to leave, shots were fired, resulting in Harrison’s death.

Lawrence, Barnett and Jones are being held at the Hardin County Detention Center.

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