Cops: One critical in Wantagh bar attack

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Nassau police are investigating an assault Sunday night at a Wantagh bar that left three men with head injuries, including one man whose skull was fractured and who was hospitalized in critical condition.

Seventh Precinct police officers responded to a 10:25 p.m. call reporting a disturbance at Bullitt's Saloon, 2955 Merrick Rd., and when they arrived they found three injured victims, ages 47, 42 and 38.

All three were taken for treatment to a hospital where the 42-year-old victim was admitted in critical condition with a fractured skull, broken jaw and broken ribs, police aid.

The 47-year-old and 38-year-old were treated and released.

"An extensive search was conducted by officers from the Seventh Precinct, First Precinct, Bureau of Special Operations, Canine and Aviation Bureau with negative results," the police said in a Monday news release.

Detectives did not make public any other details about the continuing investigation. They ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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