holding a gun

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holding a gun

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1) He was standing in the middle of the road like a oak tree holding a gun.

Is the above sentence correctly punctuated?
Is it necessary to put a comma before 'holding a gun'?

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Re: holding a gun

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Unless you wish to imply that trees can hold guns, a comma is of course needed!
(N.B. an oak tree)
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