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Police: Man shows gun after political bumper sticker dispute

Joseph Schumacher Photo: Moorhead Police
Joseph Schumacher

Updated: October 07, 2019 09:03 PM

A North Dakota man faces charges after police say he displayed a handgun after a dispute over political bumper stickers with another driver in Minnesota.

Moorhead, Minnesota, police say a woman reported she was driving Monday when the 27-year-old West Fargo man pulled up and began yelling about her sticker supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren.

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Authorities say he pointed to his sticker supporting Republican President Donald Trump. After the man continued past, police say he held up a gun inside his car.

Police found the suspect, saw a box for a handgun inside his vehicle and found a loaded handgun in the center console.

The man -- who police identified as Joseph Schumacher -- was jailed on suspicion of terroristic threats and having a loaded handgun inside a vehicle without a permit. He's due in court Tuesday.

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