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 back flip.
A video of the incident shows the off-duty agent dancing and doing a back flip at Mile High Spirits, when his gun fell from its holster. As he was picking it up, it appears to discharge, shooting a fellow clubgoer in the leg.
The club was immediately evacuated, and the victim was hospitalized with a “good prognosis,” according to local Fox News affiliate KDVR.
The club released a statement saying that the incident was “shocking.”
“It is shocking that the only shooting to ever occur at our establishment came about as a result of an FBI agent entering our distillery tasting room carrying a loaded firearm without our knowledge, in violation of our rules,” the statement read.
“The whole team at Mile High Spirits is praying for the victim’s quick recovery, and he’s welcome at Mile High Spirits to enjoy complimentary drinks forever.”
The statement said that the club’s team is “deeply saddened” by the incident, and plans to speak with the FBI to “understand [the agent’s] presence and his need to be armed in our establishment.”
Denver police are currently investigating whether alcohol played a role in the shooting, and plan to determine if they will file charges against the agent.