Gun Fired During Fight at Shish Lounge in West Hartford

By Ari Mason
|  Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013  |  Updated 4:38 PM EDT
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Gun Fired During Fight at Shish Lounge in West Hartford

West Hartford Police Department

Michal Szpyt is one of three men arrested in connection with a disturbance at the Shish Lounge over the weekend. Police say Szpyt fired a gun outside the restaurant.

Three people are facing charges after an argument at the Shish Lounge in West Hartford became physical and one person fired a gun, police said.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Dec. 8. Police said a nearby officer heard a gunshot and people arguing. The officer traced the noise to a parking lot behind the Shish Lounge at 901 Farmington Avenue, where three people were involved in a disturbance, police said.

According to police, Michal Osowiecki, 20, of New Britain; Mariusz Majewski, 23, of New Britain and Michal Szpyt, 30, of Middletown had gotten into an argument in the restaurant and been asked to leave. The altercation continued on the street and Szpyt fired a shot from a 9mm handgun, police said.

Police said one person was kicked but no one was seriously injured.

Osowiecki was charged with breach of peace and threatening. Majewski was charged with breach of peace and assault and Szpyt was charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm.

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