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Strip club fight ends in hit-and-run; 2 men critically injured: police

Posted at 8:30 AM, May 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-12 09:18:04-04

LINDEN, N.J. — A fight outside a New Jersey strip club ended in a hit-and-run, leaving two men in critical condition, police said.

It happened just after 3 a.m. in front of the Cheeques Gentlemen’s Club on E. Linden Avenue, police said.

Authorities said a large fight began in front of the gentlemen’s club. During the incident, two people were assaulted by a group, cops said.

One of the victims, a 31-year-old man, was then struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, according to police.

He was taken to Newark University Hospital in critical condition, police said.

The other victim involved in the dispute outside the club was also taken to the hospital in critical condition, police said.

The crash remains under investigation by Linden authorities and the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Det. Joseph Kaulfers at (908) 474-8536 or Inv. Jimmy Solano at (908) 474-8505.