VIDEO: Navy Official Points Gun at Drunken ‘Intruders On His Property’–Was He Out of Line?

Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 10.37.57 AMThe provided video only shows a portion of the altercation. But from what was witnessed, what do you think?

A senior naval official is under investigation after pulling a gun on some young men outside his home, CBS News’ David Martin reports. One of those men recorded the heated altercation on his phone.

Karnig Ohannessian, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Environment, can be seen in the video pointing a gun at young men he says are drunk and making noise outside his house in the Washington suburbs.

Ohannessian tells the boys to get in their car, to which one of them responds: “You’re pointing a gun at my friend. This is a criminal offense, so please stop it.”

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The men taunt him while one of them records the incident.

“Be thankful you have a gun man,” one of the boys tells Ohannessian as he continues to brandish the gun. “It shows what kind of a [expletive] you are.”


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