Men arrested on roof in SoHo

Police say men were waving around apparent gun
March 11, 2008 11:19:49 AM PDT
Eyewitness News has learned three men were taken into custody after waving what appeared to be a rifle on the roof of a SoHo building. The men, in their 20s, were caught with the rifle look-alike on the roof of 41 King Street.

Police did not say if the rifle was real or operable.

The men claimed they were filming a movie on the roof, but authorities said no camera was recovered at the scene.

They were taken into custody and charges are pending. Likely charges including menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

One of the three men in custody lives in the building.