A 32-year-old man with no known address was arrested Monday after he returned to a Hempstead billiard parlor to retrieve a handgun taken from him the night before by a security officer, Nassau County police said.

The suspect, identified as Herbert Soliz, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, police said.

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Police said Soliz had a handgun taken from him Sunday night at Yo Carlos Billiards on Wellington Street in Hempstead by a security officer who had entered the bathroom to "address a problem." Police said only that the handgun was a revolver. Neither the make or caliber was provided.

After Soliz was escorted from the establishment, police said the owner, identified only as a woman, reported the incident to Hempstead police.

Police said that while detectives were at the scene Monday, Soliz returned to get the gun -- and was arrested.

An investigation later revealed that Soliz had fired the gun into the air, police said.

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Soliz was arraigned Tuesday in First District Court in Hempstead. He was held pending a bail of $7,500 cash or $15,000 bond. He was represented by Legal Aid, which does not comment on cases.