A Leavenworth man was arrested after he allegedly shot his son-in-law in the leg, a police spokesman said.

A Leavenworth man was arrested after he allegedly shot his son-in-law in the leg, a police spokesman said.

The incident was reported at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of Grand Avenue.

The incident reportedly occurred during an altercation at the residence where the two men live.

The 40-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, according to Maj. Dan Nicodemus, deputy chief of the Leavenworth Police Department.

The 65-year-old suspect was arrested for an allegation of aggravated battery. Police believe he was intoxicated at the time of his arrest.

Nicodemus said investigators are working to determine what sparked the incident. He said investigators are attempting to hear from both sides of the altercation.