TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Assault Investigation & Arrest in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 01/20/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) -- On January 20, 2013 Jacob Lawrence (age 26) of Eddyville, KY, entered his brother's residence at 24 Cedar Street in Eddyville. Mr. Lawrence and his brother, Greg Wilson, then got into a verbal argument that escalated into a physical fight. Mr. Lawrence pulled a knife from his pocket and cut Mr. Wilson during the struggle. Mr. Lawrence was struck in the head with a shotgun and fled the residence. Mr. Lawrence was located a short time later at the Caldwell County Hospital in Princeton where he was seeking medical attention. After receiving treatment, Mr. Lawrence was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree and lodged in the Caldwell County Jail. Mr. Wilson was treated at his residence by the Lyon County EMS. The case remains under investigation by Trooper Lewie Dodd.