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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.

Published 05:10 PM, Sunday Jan. 20, 2013
Updated 07:41 AM, Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013

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