Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police and Bouncer Say Staff Tackled Man Who Fired Gun at Calgary Nightclub

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police and Bouncer Say Staff Tackled Man Who Fired Gun at Calgary Nightclub

Article excerpt

Bar staff tackle alleged shooter in Calgary

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CALGARY - A bouncer at a Calgary nightclub says his colleagues were heroes for stopping a man who allegedly walked up to the door and fired a gun.

Spencer Wallace says he heard shots, and then a mob of screaming people rushed towards the door.

He says other staff tackled the man and held him until police showed up.

Police say three men pulled up to Ten X early Sunday, and while two of the men waited in the car, the third walked up to the front door and fired several shots inside.

A 38-year-old man in the club was hit by gunfire and was taken to hospital in stable condition.

A police gang-suppression team was nearby and heard the shots and arrested two of the suspects.

"Police were across the street getting ready to do their weekly walk-through," Wallace said. …

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