A food truck operator pulled out a gun in a dispute over a parking space at the National Mall Saturday, D.C. police said.
During the dispute in front of the National Museum of African American History and Culture about 6:30 p.m., 24-year-old Phi Bui is accused of striking a man’s head, police said.
The two were separated, and Bui left in his food truck, police said
He returned in a Volvo and continued the argument, police said.
During the argument he got a Glock out of his car and put a bullet in the chamber, police said.
The victim got a police officer’s attention, and Bui drove away.
Police followed Bui and arrested him at a traffic stop.
Bui faces several charges, including assault with a dangerous weapon and carrying a pistol without a license.