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Florida woman screaming racial slurs aims gun’s laser pointer at black McDonald’s customer

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A Florida woman was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at people inside a McDonald’s restaurant.

According to WJXT, 47-year-old Charles Daniels said that he was going in to have lunch at the restaurant on Friday when 55-year-old Mary Ulman began honking at him and yelling racial slurs.

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“She was racial slurs this and that, but my grandfather didn’t raise us that way, so I overlooked it,” Daniels told Jacksonville police.

Daniels said that he ignored the suspect, but noticed a red dot from a gun’s laser pointer on his shoulder as he walked in to the restaurant.

“As I got ready to walk in, I saw a red beam on my shoulder,” he recalled. “I looked and she had her gun pointed at me.”

Two employees working the McDonald’s drive-through also said that Ulman pointed the gun’s laser pointer at them.

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“Am I going to be alright and everybody else? What about everybody else, when she started pointing through the drive-through window?” Daniels explained.

Police later found Ulman stopped at a traffic light. The gun she used was found inside the vehicle. Officers drove Ulman back to McDonald’s, where she was identified by witnesses.

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Ulman was charged with aggravated assault with intent to commit a felony.

Watch the video report below from WJXT.

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