US News Off-duty FBI agent accidentally shoots man while doing back flip, dancing

00:20  04 june  2018
00:20  04 june  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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An off - duty FBI agent dropped his gun while hitting a nightclub dancefloor in Colorado and accidentally discharged the weapon when trying to pick it up.

This @ FBI agent was dancing at a Denver bar on Saturday night. — Rebecca J. Kavanagh (@DrRJKavanagh) June 3, 2018. Just saw this thing where the off duty FBI agent was dancing , did a backflip and his gun falls out and he shot a guy.

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An off-duty FBI agent accidentally shot a man at a Denver nightclub on Saturday when his gun fell out of his waistband holster as he was doing a back flip while dancing.

The incident, which was caught on video and shared on Twitter by a local news reporter from 9 News, shows the man's gun fall to the ground after he does a back flip. As the man reaches for the gun it discharges, hitting another person in the leg.

The man is then seen tucking the weapon back into his waistband, raising his hands and walking away from the crowd.

  Off-duty FBI agent accidentally shoots man while doing back flip, dancing © today

According to the local Fox News affiliate, KDVR, the person who was shot is hospitalized with a "good prognosis."

The club was evacuated a few minutes after the incident and the club has since said it will start using metal detectors, the station reported.

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The FBI agent was questioned by Denver police and then released to an FBI supervisor, Denver's 9 News reported.

Charges will be determined by the Denver District Attorney's Office, and the Denver Police homicide unit is conducting an investigation, according to 9 News.

FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing charged .
An FBI agent accused of accidentally firing a gun as he danced at a bar has been charged with second-degree assault. Chase Bishop was dancing at a Denver bar on 2 June when his gun fell from his waistband on to the floor, police said.It went off as he picked it up, injuring another customer in the leg. The victim's injuries were serious but not life threatening and they have been released from hospital.Bishop, 29, turned himself in to the local sheriff's department and he was charged with the alleged assault on Tuesday.

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