Agent charged over wedding dance gunshot

FBI Agent To Face Charges In Shooting At LoDo Nightclub

FBI Agent To Face Charges In Shooting At LoDo Nightclub

The New York Post reports, Bishop's gun discharged and struck fellow reveller Tom Reddington in the leg at the Mile High Spirits bar in Downtown Denver.

KUSA reported that the man, 29-year-old Chase Bishop, was arrested and booked in a Denver jail and that he has been charged with second-degree assault. Bishop was released to an Federal Bureau of Investigation supervisor that night and not arrested.

The Denver Police Department responded to Mile High Spirits Distillery on Lawrence Street on the morning of June 2.

Denver police previously said investigators were waiting on alcohol and drug tests before determining whether any arrest would be made. The gun went off, injuring a patron, as Bishop picked it up.

But as Bishop performs a backflip, a handgun falls from his waistband holster onto the dance floor. During the flip, his gun falls out of his trousers and when Bishop picks it up, the gun fires.


Cellphone video of the incident that has since gone viral on social media shows Bishop dancing on a dance floor in the crowded bar when he suddenly did a backflip. The victim suffered a serious but non-life threatening injury to the lower leg.

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

Multiple sources told 9Wants to Know that Bishop is not assigned to the Denver office and works out of Washington D.C.

According to police officials, a man in the crowd was shot in the leg and taken to a hospital. "And that's when it clicked in my head, 'Oh, I've been shot'".

"It is shocking that the only shooting to ever occur at our establishment came about as a result of an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent entering our distillery tasting room carrying a loaded firearm without our knowledge, in violation of our rules", it wrote in a Facebook post.

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