t

Woman shot, critically injured outside Kent hookah bar

Saturday night, Feb. 27 on the East Hill

A woman was shot and critically injured when someone fired a shot into a crowd during a fight late Saturday night, Feb. 27, in a parking lot near a Kent East Hill hookah bar.

Officers responded at about 11:40 p.m. to a reported shooting in the 25600 block of 102nd Place Southeast, according to Kent Police. Officers found a woman with a gunshot wound. Officers performed CPR until paramedics arrived and transported her to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in critical condition.

Witnesses told police there was a fight in front of the hookah bar. An unknown person fired a gun into the crowd of people fighting. Police determined that the woman was just driving through the parking lot and not involved in the fight.

Detectives are trying to determine what led up to the fight. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the tip line at 253-856-5808, and reference case number 21-2348.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

t
Kent Police Blotter: April 1-11

Robbery, dead body, child neglect among incidents

t
City of Kent to pay $4.4M settlement in police shooting from liability fund

Confidential negotiations with mediator determined amount

t
Mother’s fight for justice leads to $4.4M settlement with Kent in son’s death

City agrees to payment after Joseph-McDade fatally shot by police officer in 2017

t
Renton man could face murder charge in March 30 Kent shooting

Marcus Golden killed on his way to an apartment where a man and woman were arguing

t
City of Kent settles Joseph-McDade civil rights lawsuit for $4.4 million

Giovann Joseph-McDade fatally shot by police after short pursuit in 2017

t
City of Kent recommends alternate routes due to stuck railroad gates

Malfunction causing long delays Wednesday morning at several crossings

Photo via Pexels
King County residents needed for first respiratory study using Apple watches

UW study to help find if devices can detect early warning signs of acute respiratory infections, such as COVID-19 and flu.

Most Read