SAN ANTONIO – A man is hospitalized and in serious condition after San Antonio police say he was shot after trying to choke a security guard at a gentleman’s club on the Northwest Side.
The shooting happened at 2:35 a.m., Saturday, at the Perfect 10 Mens Club, located in the 100 block of NW Loop 410.
Police said a fight started in the club and security began to escort people out of the building. A 26-year-old man tried to go back inside of the club but was denied by security and was escorted out again.
The man then grabbed a female security guard and tried to choke her, according to police. That’s when another security guard got the man off of the woman and then pointed his taser at him.
The man pulled a handgun and the security guard deployed his taser, but it had no effect, authorities said.
As the man continued to aim his handgun at the guard, the security guard also drew his own handgun and told the man to drop his weapon, according to police.
The man refused and he was shot in the torso by the security guard, officials said. The man then fled the scene in a vehicle as police arrived, who had heard gunshots fired in the area and responded.
Officials said the man drove away before crashing over a high curb behind a strip mall. He was taken to University Hospital in serious condition.
The man is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and the investigation is still ongoing.