FBI Agent Dances In Denver Night Club, Drops Gun During Back Flip, Tries To Pick It Up, Shoots Innocent Bystander

BY Herschel Smith
1 year ago

Via reader Ned, Fox31:

DENVER — An FBI agent allegedly dropped his gun at a bar and another patron was shot in the leg early Saturday. Investigators said it appeared to be an accidental shooting.

Denver police said they were called to a report of a shooting at 2201 Lawrence Street at 12:45 a.m.

A woman who said she witnessed and recorded the shooting with her cell phone said it happened at Mile High Spirits Distillery and Tasting Bar.

In the video, a man can be seen doing a back flip, during which a gun falls out of the back of his waistband. The gun appears to fire when the man picks up the weapon.

“It appears an off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) agent was dancing at a night club when his firearm became dislodged from its waistband holster and fell onto the floor.  When the agent retrieved his handgun an unintended discharge occurred, another patron was struck by a bullet in the lower leg,” a statement from Denver police said.

The woman who recorded the video, who wanted to only be identified as Julie, said she smelled gun powder and saw a person bleeding.

“Everyone was kind of shocked after it happened because [the agent] kind of put his gun back away and then he walked away,” Julie said.

The video is remarkable.

I hate it when that happens to me.  I remember once I was dancing at a bar, all liquored up with a loose, unholstered gun stuck in my drawers, and I was creating a new dance called “Herschel’s Grabastic Getdown.”  Well, as the story goes, I jumped way up in the air to Van Halen’s “Jump,” grabbing my ass on the way down every time.

When I did it the last time I shot some dude.  I say it was the last time because I didn’t dance anymore after that.  I just walked away.

Sadly, the dance never hit it big.


Comments

  1. On June 4, 2018 at 7:13 am, Duke Norfolk said:

    What a dipshit. Good grief.

  2. On June 4, 2018 at 8:20 am, Fred said:

    Herschel’s Grabastic Getdown

    I’m glad I wasn’t there! Heh.

    Oh, and, I always grab my gun by the trigger, don’t ya’ll? I mean, that’s how the super trained elite special federal highly trained FBI do it.

  3. On June 4, 2018 at 10:50 am, June J said:

    FBI – firing bullets indiscriminately.

    At least he didn’t burn the place down with everyone inside.

  4. On June 4, 2018 at 12:09 pm, Backwoods Engineer said:

    Unbelievable. Not just without a retention holster– NO HOLSTER AT ALL. Should be fired immediately from the FBI.

  5. On June 4, 2018 at 2:57 pm, dad29 said:

    “Herschel’s Grabastic Getdown.”

    That conjures an image which constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.

  6. On June 4, 2018 at 3:37 pm, Adam Baum said:

    Feeble Brain Institute.

  7. On June 6, 2018 at 7:58 am, George said:

    If you look into police “accidental” discharges over the years, the police love to do what I call “Blame the Glock”. They issue glocks but tend to try and blame the weapon when an officer has a negligent discharge. I have seen this many times. A State Trooper in Pennsylvania was actually acquitted of murdering his wife because the glock went off “accidentally”.

    To those agencies that issue glocks I propose this: Retrofit all of their weapons with the New York +(plus) triggers. Then, if they have an “accidental’ negligent discharge, they can try to explain why they had an “accidental” discharge with a 10 pound trigger pull weight.

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