Private Security Stops Mass Shooting At Alabama Night Club – January 3, 2019
The private security officer called a hero by Huntsville Police shared her story after she stopped a man from entering a Huntsville nightclub with an AK-47.
The security officer shot Samuel Williams who is facing multiple charges including possession of a firearm by a felon.
Private security officer, Latoya, said she was working at Club 3208 early Monday morning when a fight happened inside. Williams had to be removed from the club. Latoya explained when Williams was removed from the nightclub he went to a car in the parking lot and retrieved an AK-47 and started shooting.
“Outside we did our job as security and made sure that everyone was back, and there was no one outside but the person and security,” she explained.
Latoya said she was the only armed security guard at the club and knew she had to take action.
“He started to make moves towards the door he still was firing off shots. I decided that I had to make a choice–to go ahead and stop him from entering the club. I was behind a vehicle right here at this first handicap parking spot and basically just maneuvered around the vehicle as he maneuvered around the other side of it to make sure I was properly concealed and covered,” she added.
That’s when she shot at Williams hitting him at least once, and then worked to make sure he was okay.