Six people injured in shooting outside Yakima hookah lounge

Yakima police are investigating a shooting that left six people injured early Saturday morning outside a hookah lounge.

Officers say the shooting happened around 2:30 AM on the 2200 block of West Nob Hill Boulevard, in the parking lot of Aladdin's Hookah Lounge.

Police say someone driving a dark colored sedan was driving south on the 1000 block of South 23rd Avenue, when one of the occupants of the car fired numerous times, striking six people in the parking lot.

Officers believe the incident is likely gang-related.

The shooting victims have not been identified, but police say two of the victims are women, ages 22 and 23, and four of the victims are men, ages 20, 28, 29 and 31.

They were all taken to a hospital after the incident.

Officers say five of the victims received non-life-threatening injuries, but one victim, a 31-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call 575-6200 or 911 (after hours).