Kenmore Bar’s Liquor License Suspended After Shooting
A Kenmore bar has had its liquor license suspended after a recent shooting incident.
Floyd’s Place on Delaware Avenue was the scene of a shooting on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Kenmore Police were called to the scene. According to WIVB, two victims, including a 17-year-old, were shot inside the bar. The victims were taken by a private vehicle to Kenmore Mercy Hospital. One had been shot twice in the leg and the other had been shot in the chest. Police spoke with a bartender and an employee who was off-the-clock. Both denied that the shooting happened.
The State Liquor Authority said that video evidence actually confirmed the shooting, among other infractions,
“Video footage the police later obtained and shared with the SLA from inside the bar show a patron punch another patron, who subsequently fired at least one round from a handgun inside the bar and proceeded to chase the assailant outside. The video also depicts a bouncer, shortly after, disposing of a shell casing into a trash bag. Additional shell casings were discovered by police near the premises on Delwood Road.”
On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the SLA charged Floyd’s Place with multiple violations:
-Operating a disorderly premise
-Failure to supervise
-Becoming a focal point for police attention
-They were also charged with not following COVID-19 regulations