Man pulls gun, points it at person inside Publix in Orlando

Video shows shoppers, employees run for cover
Posted at 6:58 PM, May 13, 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. — Police in Orlando are seeking to identify a man who brandished a firearm while inside a Publix grocery store.

Video tweeted by the police department shows two men having an altercation last Saturday.

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Then one of the men, who is wearing a mask and gloves, pulled out a handgun and pointed it in a stance like he was about to shoot.

This action sent shoppers and Publix employees running for cover.

The man with the gun later walks away and holsters the firearm.

Police said they hope the surveillance video will help them identify the man.

"He appeared to go from shopping for flowers, balloons and steaks to scaring a lot of people," tweeted police.

Call Orlando police or the Central Florida Crime Line at 800-423-TIPS if you can help in the case.