Taking pictures in Brooklyn: Clients hit by stray balls in entrance of the enduring Peter Luger Steakhouse in Williamsburg
WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) – A 24-year-old man is in custody after opening fire outside the Peter Luger Steakhouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and accidentally bumping into two people eating outside.
Arkies Sommerville is charged with two charges: attempted murder, criminal use of a firearm, and criminal possession of a gun.
Police say he got into an argument while dining at the legendary restaurant around 9.45 p.m. on Thursday.
The argument went outside and Sommerville opened fire.
He hit two guests who had nothing to do with the argument.
A 57-year-old man was shot in the stomach. A 30-year-old man was shot in the shoulder.
WATCH: Raw video of the shooting scene in front of the Peter Luger Steakhouse
They were both brought to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
They ate at separate tables in the open air and knew neither the shooter nor each other.
Police say Sommerville threw his gun and fled on foot, but was caught about a block away on South 10th Street and Bedford Avenue.
He was brought back to the restaurant and clearly identified by other guests.
His gun was recovered from outside the restaurant.
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