Couple points guns at mother, teens in Orion Township, charged with assault

2 charged with felonious assault

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Oakland County Sheriff announced charges relating to an incident Wednesday where a woman pulled a gun in an Orion Township parking lot.

The incident went viral on social media. Video from the scene show the barrel of the gun pointed directly at the camera.

The woman and the driver with her have been charged with felonious assault.

It happened at about 6 p.m. in a quiet shopping area outside a Chipotle Mexican Grill on Baldwin Road.

Jillian Deanne Wuestenberg (L), Eric Peter Wuestenberg (R) (Oakland County Sheriff's Office)

Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, from Independence Township, drew her weapon, chambered a round and pointed it at a Black mother and her two teenage daughters.

The gunwoman’s husband, 42-year-old Eric Wuestenberg -- who was also armed -- called 911. Both Wuestenbergs are registered Concealed Pistol License holders.

The husband of the family facing the gun, a Detroit Police Officer, was driving to the scene and he called 911.

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