Man demands apology, presses gun against patron at Nashville bar

No Weapons Allowed sign at The Red Door Saloon (WZTV).

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man is arrested after pulling a gun on a another man inside a popular mid-town Nashville bar.

Metro Nashville police arrested 28-year-old Braxton Milam late Friday night at the Red Door Saloon on Division Street after he threatened a man with a gun, according to the affidavit. He reportedly told the victim to apologize to his friend for something he had said. When the man refused, he pulled out a handgun, pressed it against him, and again told him to apologize.

The gun was not loaded, however Milam had a loaded magazine in his pocket, according to the affidavit. He also does not have a permit to carry a handgun and confessed to police to having had a couple beers.

The Red Door Saloon says they have signage that prohibits the carrying of a firearm inside the bar.

Milam is jailed on a $40,000 bond. He faces three misdemeanor charges, and a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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