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Man Killed in New York Bar Over Restroom Dispute

Hombre es asesinado en bar de Nueva York por turno para entrar al baño

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The New York Police is looking for a suspect in the murder of a 30-year-old man following an argument in a bar over the turn to enter the restroom, authorities and local media reported.

According to the Police Department, the incident occurred last May 9 at a bar located in the Sunset Park area of the Brooklyn borough.

CBS, citing police sources, said the dispute broke out after the two men argued over who had the right to go to the bathroom first.

The police Twitter page shows images of the crowded venue and how at one point the suspect, who is wearing the hood of his sweatshirt, fired several shots.

The victim, who was not identified, was shot in the head and was taken to a hospital where doctors certified his death.

The police also showed a photograph of the alleged assailant and asked for citizen collaboration for his arrest.

In these cases, the authorities usually offer up to 3,500 dollars reward for people who give information that may lead to an arrest.

New York, like other major cities in the country, has experienced a sharp increase in violence in the last year.

According to the latest police data, 490 shootings have been reported in New York so far this year, 81.5% more than last year at this time, and 552 people have been injured or killed in these incidents, 78.6% more than in 2020.

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