169 Bar Patron Pulls Gun on Bouncer at Closing Time, Cops Say
A patron at 169 Bar pulled a gun on the bouncer after closing time early Saturday morning, police said.
Shortly after 4:00am, the perp headed for the exit and allegedly became involved in a dispute with the front-door security, and brandished a firearm. Cops were called at 4:25am, and the gunman then fled the scene; he was caught by police ten minutes later the corner at 120 Henry Street.
The man was arrested onsite, and the illegal firearm confiscated.
A little team work led to a great apprehension after a 911 📞was made for a man menacing an employee with a gun. With an accurate description provided Sector Officers & Public Safety were able to locate the suspect nearby, firearm safely recovered! pic.twitter.com/aPopRRwIt2
— NYPD 7th Precinct (@NYPD7Pct) May 7, 2022