Man shot outside downtown hospital

Published On: Dec 01 2012 08:25:46 PM CST
downtown shooting

A fight downtown escalated into a shooting that sent one person to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

The fight broke out between a few people on the corner of Frio and West Houston Street and spilled into the 500 Block of West Houston, police said.

Police said two men in a white van shot at the man they were fighting with in front of Christus Santa Rosa Hospital.

The man was shot in the waist, authorities said. A witness drove him to Baptist Medical Center. The man is expected to be okay.