Three reporters in Oregon reported they had guns pulled on them while covering the forest fires in Oregon.
Oregon Public Broadcasting reporter Sergio Olmos was traveling with journalists Justin Yau and Alisa Azar.
The reporters recounted what happened on Twitter:
We got 3 guns pulled on us at a militia style checkpoint. I’m with @MrOlmos and @PDocumentarians none of us are white.— Alissa Azar (@Alissa Azar) 1599767921.0
I asked this gentlemen if he was threatening us, he said he wasn’t. Him and another man with a gun told us to “get… https://t.co/wB3q1h6WKC— Sergio Olmos (@Sergio Olmos) 1599786618.0
We were approached by an armed group telling us to leave, they are wary of outsiders based on rumors of arsonists s… https://t.co/bIragHnxgD— Justin Yau (@Justin Yau) 1599767925.0
We’re safe. It’s scary knowing there are people who legitimately think “antifa liberals” are setting these towns on… https://t.co/aNXYroGWO7— Alissa Azar (@Alissa Azar) 1599769065.0