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Flamethrower-wielding rapper to surrender to NYPD

The flamethrower-wielding rapper who lit up the night sky from the top of a Brooklyn bus will turn himself in Wednesday afternoon, according to his lawyer.

http://www.globefact.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/dupree20g.html — real name Christopher Dupree — will surrender to police at the 79th Precinct stationhouse in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 1:30 p.m., attorney Cary London said.

NYPD sources confirmed that they’re awaiting Dupree’s surrender.

The little-known rapper went viral after a wild video emerged of him leaping to the top of an MTA bus on Putnam Avenue near Franklin Avenue on Nov. 8, and letting loose with a flamethrower.

The stunt was part of a tribute to rap group Wu-Tang Clan, according to Dupree’s social media.

Flamethrowers are legal in New York State, but Dupree could face charges including reckless endangerment.

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About 25 passengers were aboard the bus at the time, and while none was injured, the MTA and police union officials blasted the spectacle as another example of urban decay.

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