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Man Shot While Attempting to Break Up Bar Fight

On Behalf of / Monday, 19 May 2014 / Published in assault, battery

37 Year Old Shot While Breaking Up A Bar Fight

According to the police, On Monday, a thirty-seven year old man was shot in the early morning as he attempted to break up a bar fight between a security guard and a patron at a Phoenix bar.

According to a spokesman for the Phoenix Police Department, the Phoenix Police responded to a gunshot injury at two: thirty in the morning. This happened at the Funny Farm Lounge which is close to the 49th Avenue and Thomas Road.

The Phoenix Police had to respond to a gunshot call at Funny Farm Lounge at two:thirty in the morning. This was close to 49th Avenue and Thomas Road, according to Officer James Holmes. The victim of the gunshot wound is a male. He had an injury to his upper body was later transported to a hospital. He was in critical condition but luckily was expected to survive.

Other People get involved in the bar fight

According to Holmes, there was an argument at the bar parking lot just before the shooting. The fight was between two patrons. One of those patrons was a 36 year old security guard who then got into a physical confrontation with one of the other men patrons.

Holmes also reported that the victim that was a witness to the fight had stepped in to break the fight up. The security guard then drew a handgun and then shot the victim in the upper body.

Officer Holmes said that the security guard then left the scene with another security guard who was from the bar. He later returned to the location when the on scene officers called him back for some questioning. He was then taken to police headquarters for further questioning.

Source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2014/05/19/phoenix-police-man-shot-bar-trying-break-fight-abrk/2246376/