A Huntington Station man was arrested Friday morning and accused of firing a gun into the air on Elm Street.
Second Precinct officers responded to a report of a gunshot about 1:15 a.m. and found Tyshon Parker on Fairview Street with a loaded .380 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun.
Police said he had fired a gun into the air during a dispute with several people and then fled. There were no injuries.
Parker was arrested and charged with prohibited use of a weapon and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
Parker, 24, of Huntington Station, is scheduled to be arraigned in First District Court in Central Islip Friday.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.