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Fayetteville man arrested on domestic assault charges

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Jimmy D. Blankenship Jimmy D. Blankenship

FAYETTEVILLE (NEWS RELEASE) -- A Fayetteville man was arrested after a domestic fight early this morning. Sheriff Steve Kessler released the following information concerning this arrest:

At approximately 5:17 am on Saturday, 03/08/14, notification was received thru the Fayette County 911 Center of a domestic fight in progress with shots having been fired. After Deputies arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation, they arrested a male occupant of this residence.

Jimmy D. Blankenship, age 51, of Fayetteville was charged with 2 felony counts of Wanton Endangerment, 2 counts of Domestic Assault, 1 count of Domestic Battery and 1 count of Discharging a Firearm within 500 feet of a Dwelling. He was transported to the Southern Regional Jail pending his arraignment in the Magistrate Court of Fayette County. His bond status is unknown at this time.

This incident remains under investigation by Deputy G.W. Rinehart of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

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