Father in Scott County, IN accused of shooting son during fight

Father in Scott County, IN accused of shooting son during fight
Jeff Abbott, 47, was charged in a shooting involving his son. (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)

SCOTT COUNTY, In. (WAVE) - A Scott County, Indiana father has been charged in connection to his son’s shooting.

Jeff Abbott, 47, of Lexington, Indiana, got into a fight with his son in a home at 6999 East State Road 356 on Saturday, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim showed up at Scott Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound and was later transported to UofL Hospital, but he’s expected to recover.

Abbott is charged with Criminal Recklessness and Domestic Battery by Means of Deadly Weapon.

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