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US Man accidentally shot by FBI agent's weapon said he believed it was an 'idiot' with 'a firecracker'

09:35  07 june  2018
09:35  07 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Off-Duty FBI Agent Loses Gun While Pulling Off Backflip At Denver Bar, Picks It Up, Shoots Patron

  Off-Duty FBI Agent Loses Gun While Pulling Off Backflip At Denver Bar, Picks It Up, Shoots Patron An unintended discharge occurred ,” Denver police said in a statement, according to the Denver Post.Responding officers took the agent to police headquarters, where he was released to an FBI supervisor, the Denver Post reported. The incident is being investigated by the the police department’s homicide unit, and the Denver district attorney’s office will determine charges.The agent is not being named because he has not yet been charged with a crime, police said.

Off-duty FBI agent accidentally fires gun on dance floor. One man was shot in the leg. "I heard a loud bang and I thought, oh some idiot set off a firecracker ," Reddington said during the interview.

Off-duty FBI agent ' s gun accidentally fires on man after backflip. An FBI agent ' s gun accidentally discharged in a Denver nightclub. He 's a moron and he should be charged ASAP for recklessness with a deadly weapon and assault. Wth he 's doing twerking??.

The man in Colorado who was hit with a stray bullet fired inadvertently from an off-duty FBI agent’s weapon has recalled the moment he realized he’d been shot at a nightclub over the weekend.

Thomas Reddington, 24, remembered hearing “a loud bang” and thinking a firecracker had gone off, he said during an interview with ABC. That is, however, he said until he realized his leg was bleeding.

PATRON SHOT BY FBI AGENT AT COLORADO NIGHTCLUB TO RECEIVE FREE DRINKS ‘FOREVER’

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  Officer wounds self during pursuit near San Diego marathon San Diego authorities say an officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while pursuing a suspect who pointed a weapon at police and was eventually arrested on the roof of a parking structure. Police Chief David Nisleit says officers fired at the woman but missed after she brandished the weapon Sunday at the parking facility in the city's downtown, near the route of an annual marathon. Nisleit says police are also investigating whether the woman is connected to a kidnapping.Officers fired at the woman but missed after she brandished the weapon at the parking facility at the edge of a downtown plaza shared by City Hall, police Chief David Nisleit told reporters.

An off-duty FBI agent accidentally shot a bystander in the leg when his gun fell from its holster as he cavorted on the dance-floor of a bar in Denver, Colorado, police said . Video widely shared on Twitter shows the agent strutting his stuff and then performing a backflip.

Do you believe there should be rules regarding the behavior of an agent who is off duty but carrying a loaded weapon ? I have two friends who are FBI agents , one is an extreme goofball, but I can’t imagine either being so dumb and irresponsible. This guy was showing off and he shot someone because of it .

"I heard a loud bang and I thought, oh some idiot set off a firecracker," Reddington said during the interview. "I looked down at my leg and see some brown residue ...”

“So I'm still thinking it was a firework,” he continued. “All of a sudden … from the knee down, became completely red. And that's when it clicked in my head, oh, I've been shot."

  Man accidentally shot by FBI agent's weapon said he believed it was an 'idiot' with 'a firecracker' © Provided by Fox News The encounter took place Saturday around 12:45 a.m. at the Mile High Spirits Distillery and Tasting Bar in Denver. A weapon belonging to an off-duty FBI agent accidentally fired after falling off the agent, striking the patron in the leg, while the agent was dancing at the establishment.

FBI AGENT ACCIDENTALLY FIRES GUN WHILE DANCING AT A DENVER NIGHTCLUB

An onlooker recorded the incident that showed the man doing a back flip. His gun fell from its holster and hit the floor. “An unintended discharge occurred,” when the agent went to pick up his weapon, Denver police said in a statement to KDVR.

The Denver Police Department's homicide unit is investigating, and charges filed will be determined by the district attorney's office.

Fox News’ Nicole Darrah and Katherine Lam contributed to this report.

Dancing FBI agent wants to meet man he allegedly shot, attorney says .
An FBI agent who accidentally fired his gun, striking another patron in the leg, while dancing at a Denver bar wants to meet with the injured man and is praying for his recovery, the agent’s attorney said this week. Agent Chase Bishop was in court Wednesday, out of custody after turning himself in earlier this week on a second-degree assault charge. Bishop posted bond to gain his release, according to jail records.

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