Calais, France: The man who brandished a gun explains "I defended myself"



reporter
amid the tension, an altercation between some residents and protester...
projectiles, insults, one of the residents brandishing a rifle.
This man we found him today, he recognizes be hostile to the presence of migrants
and feel be threatened yesterday.

son
tires they throw me! I do not know it or have them back?
and after that there were still rocks, red brick!

reporter
he and his father that can also be seen in video, here in blue,
says the rifle shoots marbles, not real bullets,
the weapon was seized by police.

brandish a rifle, same a fake, is it not irresponsible?

father
no! we were in danger! my kids were in danger!
so it's quite normal that you react like that!

reporter
don't you think it's time things calm down ?

father
no!! they must go! they must go!