Police: Man shot security guard over spilled drink

By Eric W. Dolan
Monday, February 25, 2013 22:14 EDT
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A 25-year-old security guard in Florida was shot early Monday over a fight that resulted from a spilled drink, according to police.

Deon Sutton, 26, became upset with Josue Santiago, a security guard at the Ocala Entertainment Complex, after his drink was knocked over. Sutton began yelling, demanding a new drink, and was warned he would be removed if he did not calm down.

Santiago began to escort Sutton out of the building when Sutton allegedly pulled a gun from his pants. The two men struggled over the gun and Santiago was shot in the shoulder.

The wound was non-life threatening, police said.

Following the incident, another security guard found a Cobra Derringer on the ground. Sutton denied he was carrying a gun.

Sutton charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed firearm and possession of marijuana under 20 grams. He was on probation for carrying a concealed weapon.

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
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