Definition of gunpoint
: the muzzle of a gun
: under a threat of death by being shot
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In 2008, Simpson, now 70, was found guilty of robbing two sports memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a Los Angeles hotel room.
The driver stopped and, with her passenger, were ordered out at gunpoint.
The travellers are then tailed to their homes or hotels and robbed at gunpoint.
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.
Eventually, they were driven to a remote site in the 7000 block of Grand Boulevard, Hobart, where Woods and another co-defendant walked them at gunpoint down a dusty path and into the woods.
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.
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