Lafayette police make arrest in Monday morning shooting

Mugshot for Alain Powell provided by the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police say a California man is facing charges after a shooting near Columbian Park on Monday.

According to Lt. Brian Gossard, Alain Kiiwon Powell, 25, is in custody. He faces preliminary charges of aggravated battery, criminal recklessness and battery with a deadly weapon.

As News 18 reported on Monday, a Lafayette woman was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound in the early morning hours. Police say several shots were fired in the area during the incident.

News 18 will continue to follow this story and expect to have more information once formal charges are filed.