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Deputies investigating after man shot in stomach during argument

Lawrence County deputies say two men arguing about a plumbing issue in Chesapeake, Ohio when it escalated. (MGN Online)

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office in Ohio is investigating after a man was shot in the stomach following an argument.

Deputies said Daniel Lyons, 25, of Chesapeake was shot once in the stomach by a small caliber handgun, according to a news release.

Deputies said Lyons got into an argument with Brian Potter, 49, of Chesapeake about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Deputies said Lyons is dating Potter's daughter. Deputies said the two were arguing about a plumbing issue and Potter fired a handgun that struck Lyons in the abdomen.

Lyons was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center and his injury does not appear life-threatening.

Deputies said the investigation is ongoing but there have been no arrests made in the shooting. Deputies said Potter was arrested on an unrelated outstanding warrant.

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