Shooting prompts school lockdown in Lafayette
Schools in Lafayette were locked down Monday morning while police investigated a shooting incident in the Cambridge Estates neighborhood.
The superintendent's office at Lafayette School Corporation confirmed that Tecumseh Junior High, Durgan Elementary and Jefferson High School were locked down at the request of Lafayette police.
It happened at around 8:00 am in the Cambridge Estates apartment complex.
Police say Michael M. Winston, 37, and Bryan V. Gavin, 31, had been involved in a confrontation and that one had fired a gun at the other.
Winston was found near Creasy Court with a single gun shot wound to his hip and a broken leg. Police believe Winton's injury occurred while he was running from the scene. He was taken to Saint Elizabeth East Hospital and later to Indianapolis for treatment. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Police conducted a search and eventually caught up with Bryan Gavin, who was booked into the Tippecanoe County Jail on the following charges:
Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon: Class C Felony
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon: Class B Felony
A three year old child was also in the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop and was not injured. The child was later released to her biological mother.