Violent brawl erupts at 43 Bar & Grill in Sunnyside, leaving four hospitalized

Recent violence in Queens bars leads to hospitalizations, a fatality, and heightened concerns about patron safety. Police investigate; suspects face charges.

A violent brawl broke out at the 43 Bar & Grill in Sunnyside, Queens, early Saturday, September 30, 2023. According to the New York Daily News, four people were hospitalized, one suffering from a stab wound to the stomach. The incident occurred around 1:40 a.m. and involved a broken bottle-wielding suspect who slashed or stabbed five men.

Fatal stabbing at Flushing bar

This incident follows a fatal stabbing at Kelly’s Pub in Flushing, Queens, on Monday, September 25, 2023. According to ABC7 New York, a man was fatally stabbed, and another was hospitalized after a dispute inside the bar. The suspect was later arrested and charged with murder.

Sunnyside stabbings

The Sunnyside stabbings on September 30, 2023, were not fatal but still serious. According to the New York Post, five men were slashed or stabbed at 43 Bar & Grill during the brawl. The suspect was wielding a broken bottle and caused injuries to multiple people.

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On September 25, 2023, an 81-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Sunnyside, Queens. According to SILive, the police are investigating the incident on Friday. The victim died at the scene, and two other people were injured.

Flushing man charged with murder

The suspect in the fatal stabbing at Kelly’s Pub in Flushing, Queens, was later charged with murder. According to, the suspect was a resident of Bland Houses and allegedly stabbed another Flushing man in the head during the bar fight.

The recent incidents of violence at bars in Queens are concerning and highlight the need for increased security measures. The police are investigating the incidents, and the suspects have been arrested and charged with murder. Bar owners need to take steps to ensure the safety of their patrons, such as hiring security personnel and installing surveillance cameras. The community must also come together to address the root causes of violence and work towards creating a safer environment for all.