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Man Accused of Shooting Daughter's Boyfriend

Man Accused of Shooting Daughter's Boyfriend

By Jennifer Griswold. CREATED Mar 20, 2013

Bennet, NE - Deputies arrested a southeast Nebraska man after they say he shot his daughter's boyfriend. 

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Michael Kinney shot 21-year-old Jeffery Stotler, Jr. in the chest and stomach with a .22-caliber rifle. Medics took Stotler to the hospital in critical condition. Deputies arrested Kinney on suspicion of assault and using a weapon to commit a felony. 

Deputies say the shooting happened in the backyard of Kinney's home. They say Stotler had been fighting with Kinney's daughter before the shooting happened.