According to multiple news outlets, Drunken Monkey regular, Abdoul Cisse, was trying to help a bouncer break up a fight when he was punched in the face and knocked onto the concrete side walk outside the bar, cracking his skull. Two are three young men were brawling and fled the scene according to police. It is believed that Cisse died instantly. When the police responded a 3:40 am he was pronounced dead at the scene. He was either 46 or 47 depending on who is reporting.
Bin Ang released the following statement on twitter, “A horrific tragedy occurred outside of the drunken monkey last night. My heart is broken by the tragic and senseless loss. He was not just a customer, but a gentle giant that I loved. I personally share my heartfelt condolences to his loved ones, and we too are feeling this loss in our drunken monkey family.”