Accused killer of Shively hookah lounge owner arraigned

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 33-year-old man charged with the murder of a popular Louisville hook lounge owner was arraigned in court Saturday.

Lance Bowman is charged with murder, tampering with evidence and possession of a deadly weapon by a convicted felon.

Police say Bowman shot and killed the owner of Retta’s Lounge on Seventh Street Road in Shively Thursday after he was asked to leave following an apparent altercation.

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Bowman also suffered injuries after he was shot by security.

Authorities have not formally identified the victim.

Bowman is currently being held on $100,000 full cash bond and is expected back in court on Dec. 30.

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