Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip has turned himself in after a shooting incident in Nanyuki on Sunday.
The senator is alleged to have shot a 32-year-old woman in the wee hours of Sunday morning following a quarrel.
The woman sustained gunshot wounds and was rushed to Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital, where she is receiving treatment and is said to be in stable condition.
Officers from Nanyuki Police Station received a report of a shooting incident at Kanu Grounds in Nanyuki Town at around 2:00 am.
They went to the scene and established that the woman identified as Joy Makena had been shot on her right leg above her ankle.
The officers recovered two spent 9mm cartridges from the scene, a firearm, and 13 rounds of ammunition.
Senator Loitiptip will spend the night in police custody pending arraignment on Monday to face various charges, including misuse of a firearm and causing injury.
The politician went into hiding after the incident before he surrendered to police on Sunday evening.