This weekend was a supersized sister fun weekend so I was pretty preoccupied until Saturday morning when JoJo and I left to run to the post office and I spied a DT outside of the Production Lounge in addition to a marked cop car. That usually indicates something happened.
About noon me and the girls went to Alter and Tommy gave me the lowdown on the drama. He said there was a wild shooting outside of Production Lounge sometime around 3am-ish. The cops were there until early Saturday morning, complete with crime scene tape and searching for shell casings. Something like 20 shots were fired and he mentioned a grand old Cadillac had a shot-out tire. And to top it off, rumor has it a girl was shot in the derriere outside of River Barrel in the middle of this melee.
So then I checked my email and reader Peter Bitenc and his friend Hans sent me this with the accompanying photos:
Here’s a tip per my friend Hans:
Here are some pics of last night’s destruction. There was a shoot-out last night at 3:30 am, practically right outside my window, in the intersections of Kent st and Franklin Av. There were some “out of the neighborhood-ers” last night at the Production Lounge, a terribly cheesy establishment on Franklin.
In addition to the protesting comment on Yelp, just this afternoon I heard a few people gathering on Franklin Street discussing how they can get this place shut down for good. Normally, I’d be one to say this isn’t the establishment’s fault – because usually that’s correct – but in this instance, Production Lounge is just a tad on the obnoxious side. I come home sometimes during the week from my sisters apartment and I can hear the music inside PL from a block away. Yet, I never see anyone actually in the place. It really surprised me to hear this happened there and not at Club Exit.
I haven’t done any research of heard of what crowd was there when this happened. Nor could I even speculate as to what sort of crowd hangs out there… Any more insight, photos or info, feel free to comment or email me.