Police seek help finding suspect after bartender shot over drink

The incident occurred Friday at El Rey de Copas bar on White Plains Road in Allerton.

The incident occurred Friday at El Rey de Copas bar on White Plains Road in Allerton. (7/26/16)

THE BRONX - Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the man who allegedly shot a Bronx bartender because he refused to serve him a drink.

The incident occurred Friday at El Rey de Copas bar on White Plains Road in Allerton.

Family members say 52-year-old Mario Ramirez was shot three times by a drunken and disgruntled customer who caused a scene prior to the shooting. Ramirez, who was struck in the neck and chest, is in stable condition.

Police say the suspect is 59-year-old Carlos Oshoa. They say he was charged with robbery and theft in 1981, and murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree in 1985.

Authorities say Oshoa is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 150 pounds and has black hair. They say he was last seen wearing glasses, a black or grey jacket, dark pants and dress shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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