White couple arrested after gun pulled on black family

Sheriff Michael Bouchard said the sheriff’s office has received threatening calls from people “picking sides” over the incident

By Brie Stimson | Fox News |

Eric Peter Wuestenberg and Jillian Deanne Wuestenberg (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office)

A white couple was arrested after at least one handgun was pulled on a Black woman and her daughters during a videotaped confrontation in a restaurant parking lot in Michigan, authorities said Thursday.

Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, and Eric Wuestenberg, 42, were charged with felonious assault over the Wednesday incident, Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper said.

Takelia Hill, who is black, told the Detroit Free Press that her daughter asked Wuestenberg to apologize after she bumped into her outside of a Chipotle in Orion Township, about 40 miles outside of Detroit, but Wuestenberg instead started to yell at her.

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