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A Man Arrested For Pointing The Loaded Gun At Panda Express Restaurant

    Belmont Police arrested a man for pointing a gun (Pistol) at another man.

    This incident happens on Friday afternoon. Antoine Thornton, a 51-year-old person, is arrested immediately for pointing a loaded gun at another person.

    Well, he is coming into detail about the incident. A 51-year-old man Antoine Thornton is standing in a queue at the Panda Express Restaurant at 1050 El Camino Real.


    About the Incident By Chief Deputy District Attorney

    At that time, he got bumped with the shoulders of a 49-year-old East Palo Alto man. So, the man asked whether Thornton needed more space in the line.

    For that, Thornton replied to a man with the word “hold on” and went to this car.

    He opened the car, took a loaded pistol with him, and entered the Panda Express Restaurant. Therefore, he went to the 49-year-old man and pointed the fully loaded pistol at his head.

    Also, they said, “what will you do now.” Moreover, the Chief Deputy District Attorney, Al Serrato, gives all the above information.

    So, with this incident, there was a big of the screaming amount the patrons. Well, some of the patrons were running outside the restaurant. At that time, the Police officers are at the 1000 block of El Camino.

    One of the customers said that a man had a gun inside. So, with this information, the Belmont Police rushed fastly and took him into custody.

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    Does A Case File On Him?

    Yes, the case file on him is assault with a firearm and commercial burglary. Further, if she is proven guilty in both cases, he will be in prison for 19 years, Serrato said.

    Further, the case burglary is kept on him for running into the restaurant to commit the crime.

    Moreover, to avail a bail for Thornton, he should pay $100,000. He will be moved to court on June 10th.

    This incident is one of the trending news in Belmont.

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