A man died after an assault inside a Forest Hills bar Nov. 27 — but the incident has not been ruled a homicide.
Haroon Walfall, 33, of Rose Park, L.I., was beaten by an group of unknown men inside Bartini’s, at 1 Station Square, over Thanksgiving weekend, but according to police the injuries he sustained were not life-threatening.
The assault occurred inside the bar. Afterward, Walfall left the premises with a group of friends and entered a friend’s car, according to police.
Sometime later at 3 a.m., Nassau County Police responded to a 911 call from Franklin General Hospital, at 900 Franklin Ave., in Valley Stream.
Hospital staff reported that Walfall was dead upon arrival.
A posthumous medical examination revealed that Walfall died of cardiac arrest and that the injuries he sustained from the assault were not life-threatening. A toxicology report is pending.
The incident at the Forest Hills bar has been ruled an assault by the 112th Precinct.
— Joe Anuta
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