Cops: arson attempt at club where Early partied before shooting

- Police and fire responded to CityScapes Gentlemen's Club in Maspeth, Queens, Thursday morning where Knicks forward Cleanthony Early was partying before being shot.

Police believe that two of the men involved in the coordinated robbery and shooting attempted to start a fire at the club.

Early, 24, remains hospitalized after being ambushed in an Uber cab, shot in the knee and robbed of jewelry near the club at about 4 a.m. Wednesday.

The men fled the scene of the attempted fire in a grey Nissan Altima with license plates FEZ905.

The men are believed to be armed and dangerous.

There are unconfirmed reports molotov cocktails were launched at the club on 58th St. and 55th Dr.

 

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