Yesterday we showed you an unusual situation. A man who had holstered his concealed carry pistol later bent over, causing the gun to discharge. The question was…how did that happen? Many of you had your theories (bad holster, shirt got in the way, it’s a GLOCK!).
This morning, we have a discharge of a different kind. Last night an FBI agent was burning it down on the dance floor of a Denver nightclub. The admirably limber Fed got so into the music that he successfully (well, mostly) executed a backflip. Impressive. Unfortunately . . .
The agent’s handgun was poorly secured. We don’t know exactly how he was carrying his duty gun, but it’s difficult to imagine it falling out of a decent Kydex holster that way.
Be that as it may, once the pistol hit the dance floor, the agent can be seen to grab it…and when he did, he touched off a round. A negligent discharge by any measure.
According to a 9news.com report, someone in the crowd was hit in the leg.
Had the agent been drinking? Well . . .
The shooting happened at Mile High Spirits at 2201 Lawrence St. at around 1 a.m. Saturday.
You can make your own inference from that bit of information. What happens now?
Denver Police’s homicide unit is handling the investigation, and charges will be determined by the Denver District Attorney’s Office.
Homicide unit? We’ve searched and have seen no reports that the person who was shot had died. In the mean time, remember that only trained law enforcement officers have the necessary skills to be trusted to carry a firearm in public. That is all.