By Brenda Norrell
Steven Ray Baca, 32, was arrested and charged with use of a firearm and aggravated battery.
A second statue of Onate in northern New Mexico was removed peacefully on Monday.
In Albuquerque, Ahtza Dawn Chavez, executive director of the NAVA Education Project, said, "We want to thank those who showed up to support the peaceful prayer gathering at Tiguex park earlier this evening. This prayer gathering was meant to garner support to remove the statue of someone who brought so much violence to many of our Pueblo people.