Father and son had been in an altercation at a residence in Lexington, Indiana
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.