MARINERS HARBOR — Police arrested the man who fired two shots at an MTA bus early Sunday morning after a fight broke out on board, the district attorney's office said.
Sean Landry, 19, was arrested on Tuesday for firing two shots at the window and side of the S46 bus shortly after midnight on the corner of Brabant Street and Lockman Avenue.
Landry allegedly boarded the bus after a fight broke out onboard, pointed a loaded gun at people inside, exited and fired the shots, court papers said.
He then allegedly entered the bus again, pointed the gun at people who ran to the back of the bus and got on the floor, according to court papers.
Multiple passengers were on the bus at the time of the shooting, but no injuries were reported, police said.
Landry was arrested in his home nearby the incident on Brabant Street, where police recovered a loaded .45 caliber gun, court papers said.
According to court papers, Landry told police his friend was fighting with some people on the bus and he only pointed the gun at them in self defense.
"It was my gun, I shot bus, I thought he was [going] to shoot us," Landry told police, according to court papers.
He was charged criminal use of a firearm, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and menacing in the second degree.
Landry was also arrested on Sep. 25, 2013, for marijuana possession, a law enforcement source said.