A Long Beach bar that was once featured on the Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” saw its liquor license suspended by state agents on Wednesday following a 2019 shooting and multiple police calls about other incidents, authorities said today.
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said its has issued a 30-day suspension of alcohol sales for Lona’s City Limits Cantina at 1174 East Wardlow Road near the Signal Hill border.
“Long Beach and Signal Hill Police Department Officers responded to numerous calls for service at this location,” the agency said in a statement. “The disturbance calls included noise violations, fights, and even a patron being shot at the premises.”
In February 2019, a shooter in opened fire on a crowd inside the bar, wounding one person after what witnesses said was a fight among several people.
If problems persist at the bar, the ABC could revoke its license entirely, the agency said in a statement.
The bar was featured on the Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” in 2013.