SPD: Man shot outside hookah bar at 12th and Main

A man was shot outside a hookah bar at 12th and Main shortly after 4 a.m. Monday morning, according to police.

A friend drove him to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his abdomen. His condition is unknown.

Details from SPD:

Disturbance outside Hookah Bar leaves one man shot. Just shortly after 4 a.m. this morning two adult men got into a verbal altercation outside a Hookah Bar at 12th and Main. The altercation escalated and one man was shot. According to Security, the two men may have been shooting at each other – those details are still sketchy and no one at the scene would provide officers with information.

Following the shooting, the victim was driven to Swedish Hospital via a friend. He was later transported to Harborview where he is currently under going surgery for his injuries. The man was struck in the abdomen and the buttocks. His condition is unknown at this time.

Officers recovered over 20 shell casings at the scene. The shooter is still on the loose.

The news comes days after another shooting at 27th and Columbia. Frank Brown, Jr, is reportedly improving after being shot multiple times Thursday outside his 27th Ave home. He remains in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center (an upgrade from critical condition).

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