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Dancing FBI agent’s Denver shooting case bound to District Court

Author: Associated Press - August 21, 2018 - Updated: August 21, 2018

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An FBI agent who accidentally shot a man in the leg while dancing at a Denver nightclub will be arraigned on a second-degree assault charge in October.

The Denver Post reports 29-year-old Chase Bishop appeared in court Tuesday for a routine hearing. An arraignment hearing was set for Oct. 18.

Chase Bishop (Denver Police Department via AP)

Bishop, who lives in works and Washington, D.C., is charged with second-degree assault in the June 2 shooting at Mile High Spirits and Distillery, which was captured on video shared with local media.

The video shows Bishop dancing and performing a backflip. His gun fell from his waistband holster and apparently discharged when he went to pick it up.

The bystander, Tom Reddington, was treated and released from a hospital.

Last month, a judge ruled Bishop could continue to carry his work weapon.

Associated Press

Associated Press