State officials say a two-week investigation has found no credible evidence that Mike Shannon’s restaurant served drinks to St. Louis Cardinals baseball player Josh Hancock, knowing that he was drunk.
Hancock died in a traffic crash April 29th in St. Louis. Hancock’s blood alcohol content was 0.157, twice the legal limit. The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says it will take no administrative action against the restaurant’s license. The division has the authority to discipline establishments that knowingly serve alcohol to a visibly intoxicated person.
State officials say those interviewed described Hancock as drinking in moderation and talking with teammates and friends at the restaurant prior to his fatal accident.