Man asked to leave Atlanta lounge, comes back to start shootout with security: APD

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ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year-old man injured.

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On Sunday, just before 2 a.m., officers were called to the Monaco Hookah Lounge on Trinity Avenue in southwest Atlanta regarding a person shot.

When police arrived, they found a man who sustained a gunshot wound.


Atlanta investigators learned the man was reportedly asked to leave the lounge but came back with a gun and fired shots into the building.

APD said security at the lounge then shot back, hitting the suspect.

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The 26-year-old was stable before being taken to the hospital and placed in custody. His identity was not released.

The investigation is ongoing.