March 19, 2019, By Meghan Sackman
Police are searching for a man who fired off a gun during a fight outside an Astoria restaurant early Monday morning.
The fight broke out in front of the new Smoking Pie restaurant, formerly Maya Halal & Grill, located at 25-94 Steinway St., around 12:50 a.m. on March 18 when the suspect fire his gun into the air.
Police say the suspect fled southbound on Steinway Street.
He is described by police as black, and between 20 and 30 years old. He was last seen wearing a black knit cap, a black hooded sweater, a red coat, and red and black sneakers.
No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. The police are also investigating the cause of the fight.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).