East Haven bar has liquor permit suspended after deadly shooting

The victim has been identified as Julius Bolden-Lowe of Southington.
Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 9:15 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 11:17 PM EDT
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EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WFSB) - A bar fight in East Haven turned deadly after a person was shot Saturday morning.

Police were called to BullsEye Billiards on 655 Main Street on the report of a shooting. Officials say the incident occurred around 1:36 a.m.

Police found that the shooting was the result of a physical altercation that took place inside the bar. Later, police would find several guns inside the bar.

According to police reports two men were shot and both were transported to Yale New Haven Hospital.

Police say the male suspect fled the scene shortly after the shooting.

One of the victims died in the hospital a short time later. The victim has been identified as Julius Bolden-Lowe of Southington.

BullsEye Billiards & Bar had its liquor permit suspended after the shooting.

“East Haven Police Chief Edward Lennon Jr. also described a ‘pattern of incidents involving violent behavior’ at the premise dating back to June 6, 2021,” said the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP). “During this period, Chief Lennon noted 62 additional case numbers representing times that police officers were assigned to the premise at closing time ‘in an effort to deter illegal and/or violent activity.’”

BullsEye Billiards & Bar must remain closed until further notice, officials said.

Police say the scene on 655 Main Street is still active and ask anyone who might have witnessed the shooting to call detectives at (203) 468-3820.

This is a developing story. Stay with Channel 3 for the latest updates.

A bar fight in East Haven turned deadly after a person was shot Saturday Morning.