The 21-year-old was assaulted on Thursday morning

 

Police in the US are investigating after a 21 year old Irish man was killed in a one punch attack in New York.

It's reported Danny McGee from Drumlish in Longford was assaulted by a man outside a bar in the Queens area of the city.

He had been living in New York for over a year and had recently celebrated his 21st.

Police are trying to track down the suspect who fled the scene.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it's aware of the case, and is providing consular assistance to the man's family.