Lafayette Police investigate afternoon shooting

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (May 10, 2014) — Lafayette Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 3000 block of Elk Street around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.

Officers found 22 year-old Sean Gentle at the location, shot in the abdomen.

He was taken to the hospital in unknown condition, where he was taken into surgery.

Police say they found the suspect Josh Allen, 22, a couple blocks away and arrested him on preliminary charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery.

Police are still investigating the cause of the shooting.