NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An explosion caused by a firecracker was caught on camera in Upper Manhattan.
It happened on June 17 on Sherman Avenue in Inwood.READ MORE: New York State Trooper Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle On RFK Bridge
An Uber Eats driver passing by at the time of the blast was not hurt.READ MORE: Police: 2 Women Killed In Single-Car Crash In North New Hyde Park
Police arrested Thomas Tavarez, an alleged Trinitarios gang member. Investigators say he confessed to making an explosive device using an M-80 stuffed inside a bag of flour.MORE NEWS: World's Largest Menorah Lit In New York City To Mark Start Of Chanukah
Tavarez is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.