Off-duty FBI agent accidentally fires on the dance floor
A man was shot in the leg.
The man in Colorado who was hit with a stray bullet fired accidentally from an off-duty FBI agent weapon has been revoked at the time that he realized that he would be shot dead in a nightclub at the weekend.
Thomas Reddington, 24, recalled hearing “a loud bang” and thought a firecracker had gone off, ” he said during an interview with ABC. That is, however, he said, until he realized that his leg was bleeding.
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“And I heard a loud bang and I thought, oh some idiot with a firecracker,” Reddington said during the interview. “I looked down at my leg and some brown residue …”
“So I’m still thinking it was a firework,” he continued. “All of a sudden … from the knee down, was completely red. And that is when it clicked in my head, oh, I’ve been shot.”
The meeting took place on Saturday around 12:45 pm at the Mile High Spirits Distillery and Tasting Bar in Denver. A weapon that belongs to an off-duty FBI agent accidentally fired after the fall of the agent, striking the patron in the leg, while the agent was dancing at the establishment.
FBI AGENT ACCIDENTALLY FIRES GUN WHILE DANCING IN A NIGHT CLUB DENVER
A spectator recorded the incident, it appeared that the man does a back flip. The gun fell from the holster and on the floor. “An accidental discharge has occurred,” when the FBI agent “collected” his weapon, Denver police said in a statement to KDVR.
The Denver Police homicide unit is investigating, and charges submitted will be determined by the district attorney’s office.
Fox News’ Nicole Darrah and Katherine Lamb contributed to this report.