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08/17/2019

Scuffle Between Father and Son results to Gunshot Wound to the Leg

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

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111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/17/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Scuffle Between Father and Son results to Gunshot Wound to the Leg

 

 

Scott County-On August 17, 2019, Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Scott Memorial Hospital for a report of a gunshot wound. Upon arrival it was learned that a father and son had been in an altercation at a residence located at 6999 east State Road 356 in Lexington, Indiana and the son received a gunshot wound to the leg. Detectives continued the investigation which led to the arrest of Jeff Abbott, 47, of Lexington, Indiana for Criminal Recklessness, Armed with a Deadly Weapon and Domestic Battery by Means of Deadly Weapon. The Victim was taken to University Louisville Hospital for further treatment and is expected to survive his injuries.

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