Inwood Man Arrested on Christmas Eve After Firing Multiple Shots in the Air

Fourth Squad detectives report the arrest of an Inwood man for an incident that occurred on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 9:08 pm in Inwood.

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Otis Williams, 40, of Inwood.

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Inwood, NY - December 26, 2016 - Fourth Squad detectives report the arrest of an Inwood man for an incident that occurred on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 9:08 pm in Inwood.

According to detectives, Otis Williams, 40, Inwood, after becoming involved in a verbal argument with his girlfriend, stepped outside the residence with a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

Police were dispatched to the scene and a  subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Williams as well as the recovery of a FEG PMK .380 handgun. No injuries were reported.

Williams is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree and Prohibited Use of a Dangerous Weapon. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 12/25/2016.