North Carolina Bar Cited For COVID-19 Violations After Shooting

By Jason Hall

November 30, 2020

A Raleigh bar has reportedly been cited for violating COVID-19 restrictions following an overnight shooting.

The incident took place at Rose Bar Sports Bar & Lounge at around midnight and left three individuals injured, ABC 11 reports. Two victims were transported to WakeMed and one walked themselves to Duke Health Raleigh Hospital, all with non-life-threatening injuries.

The bar's owner was cited for exceeded the allowed capacity of patrons at bars in accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper's latest COVID-19 revision as part of the state's response. On November 10, Gov Cooper limited all indoor gatherings to a maximum of 10 individuals.

On Sunday (November 29), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported a new record of 1,885 COVID-19 related hospitalizations across the state, ABC 11 reports.

In June, several bars in the Glenwood South district of Raleigh were given warnings from the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission for staying open and serving customers, which violated the state's COVID-19 restrictions at the time.

Anyone with information regarding the overnight shooting at Rose Bar Sports Bar & Lounge is asked to assist Raleigh Police Department detectives in their investigation by calling Raleigh Crimestoppers at (919)-834-HELP or by logging on to raleighcrimestoppers.org.

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