Shots fired outside Rosedale bar: NYPD

By Sadef Ali Kully

ROSEDALE — On Monday, a man fired several gunshots outside of a bar in Rosedale, police said.

According to police officials, around 3 a.m., a suspect tried to enter the Sports Mania Bar at 143-67 243 St., but he was denied entry. Police said he then fired several shots from a firearm into the front of the bar before fleeing the scene in a white, four-door sedan.

Police describe the suspect as a black man, between 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing about 200 pounds, who wore dark colored coat, light colored pants, dark colored skull cap and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit tips at Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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