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Today 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 Lexingtonvand 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.