Man shot outside Lakewood restaurant

Staff writerFebruary 24, 2014 

A man in his 20s was shot outside a restaurant about 4:45 p.m. Monday in the 5800 block of Lakewood Towne Center Boulevard.

The man was shot once in the leg, and his injuries were not life-threatening, Lakewood police spokesman Lt. Jeff Alwine said.

The victim told police he had been followed by another vehicle, and that when he pulled into the parking lot of the restaurant and got out of his car he was shot, Alwine said.

He said the suspect fled in another vehicle, Alwine said.

Further details were not immediately available.

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