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While photographing the flames in Estacada, Oregon, last September, a photojournalist was held up at gunpoint by vigilantes who accused him of being a “looter,” as the Guardian reported.Emails Reveal Cops Fanned Flames as FBI Debunked Antifa Hoax|Kelly Weill|July 14, 2021|The Daily Beast
Meanwhile, Goynes and Russo—having invaded the tidy but claustrophobically wallpapered Wertz home wearing ridiculous masks that make them look like Lone Ranger rejects—keep an eye on Wertz’s family, holding them casually at gunpoint.Don Cheadle Steals the Show in Steven Soderbergh's Twisty Noir Entertainment No Sudden Move|Stephanie Zacharek|July 1, 2021|Time
In one case out of Bladensburg in March, a man filling up his car at a gas station was shot at by an attacker from a nearby gas pump who jumped in the front seat and demanded his car at gunpoint.A county, hit by the pandemic, grapples with soaring crime after spending a decade lowering it.|Emily Davies, Katie Mettler, Rachel Chason|May 30, 2021|Washington Post
Hundreds of survivors were rounded up at gunpoint and held for weeks at camps.
West, who refers to Israel’s expansionism in Palestinian territories as “ethnic cleansing” says “anytime you’re pushing out people at gunpoint from their land, there’s no other description.”
One eyewitness reported seeing the police force students out of another bus at gunpoint.
An entire audience worth of miserable-looking celebrities appeared to be attending at gunpoint.Butts, ‘Bang Bang’ & Beyoncé: The Craziest MTV Video Music Awards Moments|Kevin Fallon|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The men are then dragged away at gunpoint from their wives and children, never to be seen again.Trapped in an ISIS Prison, And There May Be No U.S. Rescue|Kimberly Dozier|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One complaint details how a priest threatened his victim at gunpoint not to tell authorities about the ongoing rape.
The gunmen robbed the EU delegation at gunpoint before shooting at passing cars and making their escape.
Perhaps he could hold one of the officers at gunpoint; perhaps he could take over the ship.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
You took the scout-ship by force, with the pilot at gunpoint, and made him home in on his orbit-ship.Gold in the Sky|Alan Edward Nourse
"You will turn off the project, at gunpoint if necessary," he continued in a grim voice.Where I Wasn't Going|Walt Richmond