Video of a mannequin challenge that was designed to look like a shooting led Alabama authorities to raid a Huntsville home on Tuesday, leading to two arrests on gun and drug charges, law enforcement officials announced.

In the nearly one-minute mannequin challenge video posted on Facebook last month, multiple people appear pointing guns at one another as if an shootout is underway outside a residence, reported.

But authorities got wind of the footage and obtained a search warrant, and a SWAT team raided the Huntsville property at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Madison County Sheriff’s Captain Mike Salomonsky said at a press conference.

They seized two handguns, an assault rifle and a shotgun, as well as several rounds of ammunition and magazines. It’s not clear whether any of these weapons appeared in the video. Authorities also confiscated bags of marijuana and a computer, Salomonsky said.



Kenneth Fennell White, 49, and Terry Brown, 23, were both arrested during the raid, Salomonsky said.

White, who is being held on $30,000 bond, faces charges of first-degree possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a violent felon, online records show.

Brown is being held on $3,800 bond and faces charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, loitering and promoting prison contraband.

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