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Shooting outside Cleveland Heights bar leaves one injured

Posted at 1:16 PM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 13:16:22-04

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A man was shot early Friday morning following a disturbance at a Cleveland Heights hookah bar, police have confirmed.

Authorities said they responded to the 2700 block of Euclid Heights Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. While police were on scene, one patron was escorted out of the building by employees. A short time later, shots were fired from outside while police were working to make patrons leave.

One male victim was shot in the leg. He was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported.

No arrests have been made. Anyone who witnessed the shooting is asked to call Cleveland Heights police at 216-321-1234. Tips can be anonymous.