Charlotte Comedy Club Empties Before Man Fires Gun

A man fired a gun inside a comedy club in North Carolina shortly after it was evacuated and before actor and comedian Craig Robinson was set to perform.

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In this April 20, 2020, photo, comedian Craig Robinson performs at the Laugh Factory comedy club in Los Angeles. A man fired a gun inside a comedy club in North Carolina Saturday night, July 16, 2022 shortly after it was evacuated and before actor and comedian Craig Robinson was set to perform, police said. No one was injured. Club employees told WSOC-TV that the man waved a gun around and told everyone to leave before the venue emptied out. About 50 customers had been inside. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man fired a gun inside a comedy club in North Carolina on Saturday night shortly after it was evacuated and before actor and comedian Craig Robinson was set to perform, police said. The shot was fired at about 9 p.m. at The Comedy Zone in Charlotte, media outlets reported. No one was injured. Club employees told WSOC-TV that the man, later identified by police as Omar McCombs, waved a gun…

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