An armed civilian has been hailed a hero by deputies in Coweta County for having stopped what may have ended in a mass shooting outside a bar in Georgia.

Fox 5 reported that according to authorities, on Saturday morning of August 17, Kevintez Mathewis ,27 threatened to shoot people in a bar after being expelled several times by security personnel for being too drunk.

Witnesses reported that he then, became angry and furious when he was kicked out of the Fat Boys Bar and Grill on Highway 16 in Newnan.