Tallahassee, Florida police have issued an arrest warrant for Don Crandall Jr who was seen on video waving a gun at four black college students attempting to go to a party inside an apartment complex.
According to the footage, Crandall Jr can be seen brandishing a gun while prohibiting the Florida A&M University students from entering the building. A white man, also with the group is seen on video attempting to intervene.
“After reviewing all of the evidence and consulting with the State Attorney’s Office, a warrant was obtained for Donald Crandall, Jr.,” the statement read.
The warrant was issued Friday (Sept. 14) for the improper exhibition of a firearm. The potentially dangerous incident took place on Sept. 8. Law enforcement began investigating on Sept. 10 after the footage went viral. At the time of this post, the video and tweet has been viewed by more than 500,000 people.
“The warrant has been issued at this time, but as of right now he has not been arrested,” Officer Damon Miller of the Tallahassee Police Department told ABC News. “I do not know his whereabouts at this time.”
Following the incident, Crandall Jr. was reportedly fired from his job at a local hotel.
“Pax Hotel Group wants to assure the public that the former General Manager of the Baymont by Wyndham, Tallahassee Central was terminated on Monday afternoon once we were made aware of the incident. He has not been transferred or rehired at any of Pax Hotel Group’s properties. His employment with Pax Hotel Group has been terminated,” Pax Hotel Group said via an Instagram post.