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Authorities have arrested a Waterloo man on charges connected to a shooting in the city early Thursday.

Police identified the suspect as 24-year-old Jakwone Watkins of Waterloo. He was taken into custody on charges of carrying weapons, willful injury and possession of a firearm as a felon.

Officials said officers located Watkins a short time after the shooting, which occurred at 414 Sunnyside Ave.

Waterloo police were dispatched to the apartment house around 6 AM after someone called the dispatch center to report the incident. Upon arrival, officers found 20-year-old Aaliyah Lewis suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Lewis was taken to a Waterloo hospital for treatment. Authorities described Lewis' injuries as non-life-threatening.

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