NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro Police have identified and arrested the man that fired shots into the air outside a busy bar early Saturday morning on Broadway. 

Adam Fosten, 22, of Clarksville, fired his 9 mm semi-automatic pistol into the air just after 3 a.m. while standing at the intersection of Second Avenue and Broadway, according to police. 

No injuries occurred, but several people ran out of fear of being shot. Officers assigned to the Entertainment District Safety Initiative were able to locate Fosten based on descriptions provided by witnesses. 

Fosten told officers he fired his pistol toward the river to divert a group of men that were attempting to instigate a fight with him. He  was arrested on four counts of felony reckless endangerment and is being held on a $20,000 bond.