Police: Auditioning go-go dancer fires shots at nightclub

Maxwell Mullen (Source: LVMPD)Maxwell Mullen (Source: LVMPD)


A guy auditioning to be a go-go dancer at a Las Vegas NV nightclub fired six shots during a scuffle with security personnel Saturday night, according to a police report.

The shooting happened about 11:50 p.m. at Share Night Club at 4635 Wynn Rd.

According to the arrest report from Las Vegas NV Metro police, a security guard told officers in that 24-year-old Maxwell Mullen has-been auditioning to be a dancer at the club, & was drunk & irate. The guard asserted he escorted Mullen to the parking lot where he began making threats to retrieve his gun & shoot someone in the head.

The guard asserted Mullen asked his date to unlock his car so he could get his gun, according to the report. He asserted Mullen’s date unlocked his car, & Mullen then received his gun out of his glove box. He asserted Mullen then cocked the gun & fired two shots at him. He asserted he wrestled Mullen to the ground & then heard another four shots.

According to the report, Mullen claimed to be afraid for his life & asked to speak to an lawyer when questioned by police. Mullen’s date asserted he never heard Mullen make any threats toward security personnel.

Mullen suffered injuries to his face during the scuffle, according to the report. He was treated at University Medical Center.

Mullen was charged with attempted murder.

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