Man fires gun in crowded Brooklyn lounge

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PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Police are searching for a man they say fired several shots in the middle of a popular Brooklyn bar Saturday morning.

According to police, around 3:30 a.m., the suspect pulled out a handgun at the Social Butterfly at 857 Atlantic Ave., in the Prospect Heights section of the borough. He then allegedly fired the gun twice at the ceiling.

No one was injured in the shooting.

Once the suspect left the bar, he then allegedly fired another shot into the air before taking off.

Surveillance video shows the suspect leaving the bar.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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