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Man pulls out gun during argument at a McDonald's drive-thru

Security footage shows the moment a man allegedly produced a gun while arguing with another man at a McDonald’s drive-thru.

The incident unfolded at the North St Marys fast food outlet, in western Sydney, on Saturday when a vehicle pulled up alongside another about 8am, police said on Tuesday.

A 41-year-old allegedly produced a firearm and a violent physical altercation took place. Fortunately the pistol was not discharged.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command arrived at the scene shortly after and arrested the man.

Men shown outside North St Marys McDonalds arguing as one allegedly pulls out a gun.
A man in a jacket appears to be holding a firearm in his right hand. Source: Facebook/Auburn 2144

During a subsequent search of the man and his vehicle, police located an unloaded 9mm pistol and a small quantity of “ice”.

The 41-year-old man was taken to St Marys Police Station and charged with possessing an unregistered firearm-pistol, not keeping a firearm safely, possessing a prohibited drug, and driving a motor vehicle during a disqualification period.

The Stanhope Gardens man was refused bail and appeared at Parramatta Bail Court, where he was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Thursday 26 September 2019.

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