Watch these security guards grab this masked gunman's pistol before he could enter a night club and open fire
· Mar 23, 2023 · NottheBee.com

Yo, this is one of the craziest things I've ever seen.

Watch how quickly these three security guards act as a gunman wearing a devil mask attempts to enter a Tampa nightclub ready to open fire.

Wow.

Those dudes are true American heroes.

In dramatic surveillance video released by the Tampa Police Department on Tuesday, a man can be seen walking toward the door of the club, Mons Venus, early Sunday morning wearing a red "devil mask." He wielded a flashlight in one hand and a fully loaded 9 mm handgun in the other, according to police. He also had the words "kill" and "darkk [sic] one" on his arms, police said.

A "watchful and alert" security guard saw the man and attempted to take the firearm, Interim Tampa Police Chief Lee Bercaw said during a press briefing Tuesday…

During an ensuing struggle, Resto said he was hit in the head "quite a few times" by the gun.

"I almost went unconscious, but ... I wasn't going to let this happen," he said. "I was not going to let him win. He was not going to hurt nobody."

A single round from the gun struck the front door of the venue before Resto was able to knock it out of the suspect's hand, Bercaw said.

Dude put his life on the line, nearly took a bullet, and was able to stop a mass shooting before it even started.

And to that, I say bravo!

Roughly 200 people were inside the venue at the time of the incident, which occurred around 1:15 a.m., police said. No one inside was injured.

Without these courageous security guards, who knows how many lives would've been taken that night.


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