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‘Active shooter’ incident empties Charlotte comedy club

Craig Robinson, star of ‘The Office’ and ‘Hot Tub Time Machine,’ was evacuated from the comedy club in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he was scheduled to perform on Saturday night after a man brandished a gun at fire and demanded that everyone leave the scene. He then discharged the firearm, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, which reports that there were no injuries and the suspect is in custody. The club was evacuated before the gun was fired, police said.

Robinson shared the experience on social media. “I’m safe,” he said in a video message on Instagram. “I’m cool. It was crazy I was in the green room and they’re like ‘everyone get out.’ It was a safe moment.

Robinson posted the video while watching a Big Time Rush concert at the Metro Credit Union Amphitheater, saying he was told to go to the nearby theater while police dealt with the “shooter” situation. asset”.

Robinson’s show at the Comedy Zone has been canceled. Police said the incident happened “shortly after 9 p.m.”.

Robinson is best known for playing warehouse foreman Darryl Philbinon on the NBC sitcom “The Office.” Other television work includes “The Cleveland Show” and appearances on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” He has also appeared in several films including “Pineapple Express”, “Zack and Miri Make a Porno”, “This Is the End”, “An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn”, “Dolemite is My Name”, and “Sausage Party”. Robinson was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his work in “Morris from America.” He recently did voice work for the animated movie “The Bad Guys.”