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Man pulls gun on skateboarders at Gilbert church

Video reveals a gaggle of skateboarders at Compassion Church in Gilbert. A person parks in entrance of them, pulls a handgun and asks them to go away.

GILBERT, Ariz. — Gilbert police stated Thursday they’re investigating a viral video of a person confronting a gaggle of skateboarders at an area church and pulling a handgun on them.

The video, which was revealed on TikTok, reveals a gaggle of skateboarders at Compassion Church in Gilbert. A person parks in entrance of them in a Tesla and walks towards them. He pulls a handgun from his pocket earlier than telling them to go away.

The skateboarders go away with out additional confrontation, and the person places the gun again in his pocket.

A spokesperson for the church stated they acknowledge the person as residing close by however stated he doesn’t go to the church.

There can also be a faculty on the grounds of the church, the spokesperson stated, and the incident occurred in entrance of the church’s youngsters membership.

The spokesperson stated the church is cooperating with police and hopes the person is charged.

Gilbert police stated Thursday they’re nonetheless investigating the incident and have discovered and brought the gun as proof. But a police spokesperson stated the person has not but been arrested.

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