By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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An Uber Eats driver passing by at the time of the blast was not hurt.

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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.

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Tavarez is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

CBSNewYork Team