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Off-Duty FBI Agent Discharges Gun On The Dance Floor, Injures Onlooker

His moves had gained the approval of the crowd, but a final backflip caused his gun to fall. As he tried to pick it up, it fired and injured one patron, who is now in good condition.
The FBI seal is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, D.C. Source: Yuri Gripas

An off-duty FBI agent brought new meaning to danger on the dance floor Saturday, when his gun came loose and a bullet fired into the crowd, hitting one man in the leg.

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