Here's a rare treat. We get to see the whole clown thing from the clowns perspective for once!
This clown guy, Sadiq Mohammad, was dressed as a clown. Clowning around, if you will. Or not. Sorry. He was jumping out at people, freaking them out as clowns do, when he tried to scare the wrong guy. The dude pulled out a handgun, pistol whipped Mohammad in the face, and pointed the gun directly at him.
Mohammad could be heard shouting, "It's a prank!" repeatedly, trying to diffuse this quickly escalating violent altercation before it ended in bloodshed. He turned and ran from the gunman, presumably leaving a trail of hilarious clown urine in his wake.
Fortunately, nobody was seriously hurt. Mohammed claims he's hanging up the clown shoes for good after this incident. It just goes to show how tense this whole clown thing has become as of late!