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March 4, 2015

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Trial delayed for alleged gunman in ‘Pacman’ case

The Shooting, 2007: Four Bullets Later

Tom Urbanski was shot four times on February 19, 2007 while working as a bouncer at Minxx strip club in Las Vegas. He and his wife, Kathy, tell the story of their following year.

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The trial of a man charged with paralyzing a Las Vegas strip club bouncer after a fight allegedly involving NFL player Adam "Pacman" Jones and members of Jones' entourage broke out outside the club has been delayed until next year.

Arvin Kenti Edwards was scheduled to stand trial next week on three charges of attempted murder with a deadly weapon and three counts of battery with substantial bodily harm in connection to the Feb. 19, 2007, shooting at the Minxx Gentleman's Club and Lounge, 4636 Wynn Road.

The prosecution told Judge Valorie Vega today that they had a scheduling conflict and were unable to begin the trial next week. The trial was rescheduled to Feb. 18.

A local bouncer, Tommy Urbanski, was paralyzed during the melee that happened after Jones, a former Tennessee Titan, is said to have "made it rain," or showered the stage with dollar bills. When the strippers began to collect the scattered money without his permission, he became angry and a fight broke out, police said, and customers were forced to leave the club.

Outside, a shooter said to be Evans fired several bullets. One of the bullets lodged into Urbanski's spine, paralyzing him from the waist down. Urbanski was shot in the ninth thoracic vertebra and has had lengthy hospitalization and rehabilitation sessions since the shooting.

Jones and Jones' 37-year-old bodyguard, Robert Reid, of California, and 25-year-old Sadia Morrison, also of California, have been charged along with Jones for fighting at the club.

Jones picked Edwards out of a lineup and identified him as the shooter. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to the charges. On December 6, 2007, Jones pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct charges and was to serve a year on probation.

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