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Deputies: Depoe Bay man arrested for menacing, unlawful use of firearm

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Christopher A. Lowes, booking photo (Image: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office) Christopher A. Lowes, booking photo (Image: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)
DEPOE BAY, OR (KPTV) -

A 31-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning after Lincoln County deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called out to the 300 block of Vista Terrace in Depoe Bay around 2 a.m.

Deputies learned there was an argument over property inside the home between Christopher A. Lowes and a family member. 

According to the sheriff's office, Lowes had a small caliber handgun during the argument. When a struggle ensued over the firearm, it discharged.

The other family member was able to flee the home and call 9-1-1.

Lowes exited the home and was taken into custody without incident. He was taken to the Lincoln County Jail on charges of menacing, unlawful use of a firearm, and recklessly endangering. 

His bail is set at $80,000.

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