Lancaster County Sheriff's officials say a Bennet man shot the boyfriend during an argument with his daughter.
Chief Deputy Jeff Bliemeister says the 50 year old father was arrested in Bennet on Wednesday morning on suspicion of assault and using a weapon to commit a felony. He hasn't been formally charged.
Bliemeister says the man used a .22-caliber rifle to shoot 21-year-old Jeffery Stotler Jr. in the chest and stomach.
Deputies found Stotler in the backyard of the man's home in Bennet. Stotler was taken to a Lincoln hospital for treatment
Bliemeister says Stotler and the man's 18 year old daughter had been arguing while in Lincoln and continued to argue when they got to Bennet.