Neighbors, police fed up with bar

Posted: 12:19 PM, Jun 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-23 16:19:28Z

Neighbors near south Lansing bar are speaking out, they say it's no longer a popular place for happy hour, but has become more well-known for gun violence.

FOX 47's Cryss Walker spoke with people who live near Binnis Bar.

They say they have witnessed shooting victims running, to get away from danger and so much more.

Not only are a number of residents making complaints about Binnis Bar, Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski is calling on the city council to revoke their cabaret license.

The chief is also asking the Michigan Liquor Commission to immediately suspend their liquor license.

The chief states that Binnis Bar is not doing enough to regulate and secure their customers, leading to a number of shootings, assaults and other crimes.

Neighborhood watch group, Rejuvenating South Lansing also Submitted 16 pages of signatures to the city council in support of the chief's request.

Binnis Bar owner Love Singh told Cryss Walker that he just took ownership of the bar, so it's under new management.

He also said that he would like a fair chance at business before any action is taken against his liquor and cabaret license.

The Lansing City Council is scheduled to review Chief Yankowski's request on Monday.

We'll let you know what happens.