Definition of gunpoint
: the muzzle of a gun
: under a threat of death by being shot
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Police said they were called to the MAPCO this morning around 3:30 a.m. after Hall and another man went to the store and demanded money at gunpoint.
People who responded to the ads were told to go to an address where they were robbed at gunpoint, according to the allegations.
At some point, they were robbed at gunpoint and a suspect fired a few rounds.
Two Subway sandwich shops in San Diego were robbed at gunpoint seven hours apart Friday, police said.
Two men ordered a male resident into a residence at gunpoint.
Authorities there said the then 15-year-old Kohlhepp forced a 14-year-old neighbor back to his home at gunpoint, tied her up and raped her.
Officers were called to a SuperAmerica store at 1285 Robert St. on a report of a man who was robbed at gunpoint at Logan and Livingston avenues, which is near the gas station.
Four teenagers allegedly robbed a west Charlotte brewery at gunpoint Sunday morning, WBTV reported.
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