Lyon County Man Assaults Brother
By WestKyStar Staff
EDDYVILLE, KY - A Lyon County man was arrested Sunday after he assaulted his brother.
Kentucky State Police reported that 26-year-old Jacob Lawrence of Eddyville entered his brother's residence at 24 Cedar Street in Eddyville sometime Sunday, and that Lawrence and his brother, Greg Wilson, subsequently became involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical fight.
KSP reports say that Lawrence pulled a knife from his pocket and cut Wilson during the struggle. Wilson then struck Lawrence in the head with a shotgun, at which time Lawrence fled the residence.
Lawrence was located a short time later at Caldwell County Hospital in Princeton, where he was seeking medical attention. After receiving treatment,. Lawrence was arrested on a charge of 2nd-degree Assault and lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.
Wilson was treated at his residence by Lyon County EMS.
The case is still under investigation by KSP Trooper Lewie Dodd.