Long Island man found dead outside pool hall

June 6, 2011 4:10:34 AM PDT
Police are investigating the death of a man outside a Long Island pool hall after a fight early Sunday.

According to Suffolk County Police, two men were attacked by a group outside of the Fiesta Pool Hall in Brentwood before 2 a.m. Sunday. Police are not sure why the assault took place, but robbery does not appear to be the motive.

When they arrived to the scene, police found 29-year-old Rumaldo Bethancourt-Lopez dead from apparent head trauma. Police believe both parties were inside the pool hall on Saturday night.

Another man, Ramiro Garcia was taken to Southside Hospital in critical condition.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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