One Dead in Shooting, Stabbing Outside Bronx Nightclub: NYPD

By Sasha Gonzales

At least one man was killed and two others seriously injured during a violent brawl outside a Bronx nightclub Sunday, authorities said.

The fight broke out shortly before 4 a.m. in front of Oze Tavern on E. 138th St. and Third Ave. in Mott Haven.  At least one man was shot in the tumult, while at least two others suffered stab wounds, according to the NYPD.

The deceased was identified as Kareem Allen, 29, of Harlem. The other wounded men are expected to survive.

Allen was among 32 suspects charged in 2016 in connection with an alleged scheme to sell crack cocaine in the Lincoln Houses in East Harlem.

At least men two men have been taken into police custody in connection with Sunday’s brawl. Criminal charges agains them are pending, authorities said.

About Sasha Gonzales 73 Articles
Sasha Gonzales is a Contributing Writer for Bronx Justice News and a Kingsbridge resident. A native of the Bronx, Sasha is an academic researcher interested in the study of multi-generational poverty and income disparities. She is also an aspiring fine arts photographer and avid reader.

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