US FBI agent whose gun went off while dancing taken into custody

23:00  12 june  2018
23:00  12 june  2018 Source:   nbcnews.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.

The agent was taken to Denver Police Headquarters and released into the custody of a FBI supervisor. A FBI agent accidentally shot a bar patron in Colorado on Saturday after his gun fell out of his waistband while doing a back flip, and went off when he picked it back up.

Can an FBI agent work for someone on the side, off the record? Do all FBI agents go undercover? Keep your booger hook off the bang switch until you are ready to fire the gun . Are FBI agents into the movie Point Break? The silence of the FBI is hurting America.

This photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows Chase Bishop. Bishop turned himself in to the Denver Sheriff's Department Tuesday, June 12, 2018, and is being held for Investigation of 2nd Degree Assault. Police have said Bishop was dancing at a downtown club on June 2 when the gun fell from the agent's waistband holster onto the floor. The firearm went off when the agent picked it up. © (Denver Police Department via AP) This photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows Chase Bishop. Bishop turned himself in to the Denver Sheriff's Department Tuesday, June 12, 2018, and is being held for Investigation of 2nd Degree Assault. Police have said Bishop was dancing at a downtown club on June 2 when the gun fell from the agent's waistband holster onto the floor. The firearm went off when the agent picked it up.

Dance like the whole world is watching.

An off-duty FBI agent who accidentally fired a gun that dropped out of its holster while he was doing a back-flip at a nightclub was booked into custody on Tuesday, jail records showed.

Denver nightclub offers free drinks 'forever' to man shot after FBI agent dropped gun while doing a backflip

  Denver nightclub offers free drinks 'forever' to man shot after FBI agent dropped gun while doing a backflip A Denver nightclub has offered "complimentary drinks forever" to a man who was shot when an FBI agent accidentally dropped his loaded gun while doing a backflip. A video of the incident shows the off-duty agent dancing and doing a backflip at Mile High Spirits, when his gun fell from its holster. As he was picking it up, it appears to discharge, shooting a fellow club-goer in the leg.

At the same time, the FBI task force came to a third location near 42nd and Post. Agents carried one box of evidence outside, while one man was handcuffed and taken into custody . City leaders say a federal crackdown on drug and gun trafficking will continue all year long.

The unidentified boogieing FBI agent was taken in for questioning by Denver police and was eventually released to the custody of an FBI supervisor. It has yet to be determined whether the gun in question was the agent ’s service weapon and whether any charges will be filed. While an FBI agent has a

Chase Bishop, 29, was being held in a detention center in downtown Denver. He faces charges for second-degree assault but he has not been formally charged, according to NBC affiliate KUSA.

Denver police have said Bishop was dancing at a nightclub in the early hours of June 2 when the gun fell from his waistband holster and hit the floor.

When he went to grab it, the gun went off and wounded a man who was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

And the whole thing was captured on cellphone video.

The FBI field office in Denver declined to comment on the incident, "in order to preserve the integrity of the ongoing investigation," said Amy Sanders, a spokeswoman.

Sanders said the field office would fully cooperate with Denver police and prosecutors "as this matter proceeds through the judicial process."

Bishop is not assigned to the Denver office but works out of Washington, D.C., sources told KUSA.

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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