CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – A man in Coral Gables was arrested after he spotted two officers sitting at a table and decided to show off his gun.
It happened a week ago on Ponce De Leon Boulevard and 58 Avenue.READ MORE: Have You Seen Ashley Espinoza-Sanchez? Missing Woman Last Seen At Hard Rock Stadium
The man – later identified as Manning Dejuan Coney Jr. – is seen sitting at a table next to the officers. He then puts a loaded gun on the table, pointing right at them.
Male places a loaded firearm on a table pointing at two of our officers. Officers quickly react and secure the loaded firearm and take the subject into custody. Subject want to “show the officers they weren’t the only ones with power.” #staysafe #operationsummerheat pic.twitter.com/HCiz5r0i8w
— Coral Gables Police (@CoralGablesPD) July 6, 2021READ MORE: South Florida Doctors Reiterate There’s No Proof COVID Vaccine Causes Female Infertility
Officials said Coney wanted to “show the officers they weren’t the only ones with power.”
The cops quickly secured the weapon and took him into custody.MORE NEWS: Big 7 Travel Ranks Le Chick’s Burger 3rd Best In US
He is now facing multiple charges, including carrying a concealed weapon without a license.