1 dead, 4 injured after shooting at Murfreesboro hookah bar

MURFEESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — One man is dead and four others are injured following a shooting at a hookah bar in Murfreesboro early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to the Habibi Hookah Café in the 1600 block of Middle Tennessee Boulevard at 2 a.m. Saturday morning after a sergeant patrolling the area heard gunfire.

On the spot, the sergeant undertook rescue efforts on a male victim using a tourniquet. The male victim later died in hospital.

According to Murfreesboro police, four other people were shot and transported to a local hospital where their condition remains unknown.

Preliminary investigation shows two people began arguing in the parking lot of the hookah bar and a fight ensued before gunshots broke out.

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Investigators are trying to determine a suspect and the motive for the shooting.

No other information was immediately released.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Cody Thomas at 629-201-5537 or call Crime Stoppers at 615-893-STOP.

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