Man livestreams firing gun into air to impress girlfriend in Bronx, gets arrested

BRONX -- A man was arrested by police after apparently firing bullets into the air in the Bronx while livestreaming the shooting, all to impress his girlfriend.

Authorities say 38-year-old Raul Agosto fired off a .22-caliber Mossberg rifle around 4:30 a.m. Friday.

Officers chased Agosto onto Webster Avenue, where he was caught.

The Mossberg rifle was found in his duffel bag, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said on Twitter.

Agosto is charged with three counts of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device.

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