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Man, allegedly in the country illegally charged after AR-15-style rifle found outside of the hotel for march, report says

Ahmed Alaklouk, a Saudi arabian citizen, faced with a federal responsible for the alleged possession of an AR-15-style rifle, a report said.

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A Tunisian native was reportedly in the U.S. illegally was charged Wednesday over an incident that involved an AR-15 rifle with style a bump stock is found outside a hotel in Indianapolis for a popular women’s march, The Indianapolis Star reported.

Security guards at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis alerted the police after she said that firearms found in a truck that belonged to Ahmed Alaklouk on Jan. 20, according to the report.

Security alerted the police and took six handguns and a rifle that had a scope, bump stock and bipod, the report said. Alaklouk said it was his father, and was “completely deceived,” the report said.

Police reportedly told Alaklouk for the securing of the weapons, and he moved the rifle on the back seat, the report said.

The Trumpet administration is pushing to ban the bump stocks on the federal level. Several states have passed bump stock bans.

The device was brought to the attention of the audience during the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October.

Hotel security reportedly was involved, because the 22-year-old’s hotel room overlooked the women’s march that was planned for the day, so they were accompanied by Indianapolis police that accompanied Alaklouk and two other men from the room.

The Star report said that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigated and found his student visa terminated since September 2017. The report pointed out that it is a criminal offence for someone in the country illegally possession of a firearm.

The report, quoting the federal court documents, said the police found him on two different occasions, with weapons in January.

There was an incident at his tire shop about a week later, in which Alaklouk, a Saudi arabian citizen, was in a disagreement with a customer which allegedly led to him pulling out a gun and threatens to “f—ing kill” of the customer.

The report said that the weapon in the second incident was later identified as a pellet gun.

Alaklouk reportedly faces state charges and the federal gun charge.

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