Geoff Dornan
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Restaurant staff defuses dangerous situation

Carson Sheriff Ken Furlong credits the cool headed staff of the Olive Garden restaurant and alert patrons with preventing a gun-wielding man from turning the situation into a potential mass shooting. The incident occurred at 8:55 p.m. Sunday night when an irate patron, David Paul Lane, 56, started complaining about his food and demanded to see a manager. Despite the manager’s best efforts, Furlong said Lane just got angrier and demanded access to the kitchen. When the assistant manager came to help, Lane reportedly chest bumped him before pulling a pistol from his waistband. Furlong said Lane is accused of …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 23, 2013 01:05PM Published Jul 22, 2013 11:23PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.