Tampa security guard fights off man in devil mask trying to get into club with gun..

The man was seen by a security guard walking toward the entrance of Mons Venus with a gun in one hand and a flashlight in the other Sunday morning. He was wearing a devil mask and the words “kill” and “darkk one” were on his arms. A security guard at the venue saw the gun and knocked it out of the suspects hand. One round from the gun was fired which hit the front door of the venue.

The security guards involved suffered minor injuries form the altercation but no one inside the venue was harmed. Upon arriving at the scene Tampa police officers found additional ammunition, knives and firearm accessories in the suspects truck.

The suspect is facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and purchasing, possessing or receiving a firearm while under a risk protection order (RPO). His motives are unknown at this time, but detectives learned that he had visited the club the night before.