In a declaration shared on Sunday, the Charlotte location The Comedy Zone stated that both of Robinson’s shows for Sunday had actually been terminated and attendees to Saturday night’s show would obtain refunds.
Comic Craig Robinson claims he’s risk-free after leaving from a North Carolina comedy club on Saturday after a suspect with a gun went into the structure.
The Killing It as well as Office star was scheduled to perform at the venue when a man got in the structure around 9 p.m. as well as brandished a weapon, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Those inside the venue were evacuated, after which the suspect released his weapon.
Authorities state the suspect was apprehended and that nobody was wounded. The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to the police department for additional remark.
In a message published to Instagram on Sunday afternoon, Robinson offered his thanks to the location as well as local authorities for their action. “Thank you to The Comedy Sone protection and staff for getting us to safety swiftly. Thank you everyone for your profusion of assistance and also well wishes. Thanks CMPD for quick action as well as for collaring the shooter. Ideally he gets the aid he needs.”
” Thanks be to God nobody was hurt,” he ended his message. “Please remain secure everyone.”
In a statement to THR, The Comedy Zone also thanked its team that “quickly jumped into action and also obtained everyone securely out of the building,” also the CMPD for “their quick action and peaceful resolution to the circumstance.” The venue additionally confirmed that it was canceling both of Robinson’s prepared programs for Sunday night, and also reimbursing those with tickets to Saturday evening’s 9:45 p.m. set.
” The Comedy Zone is going to take a brief rest, therefore tonight’s program has actually been canceled,” the statement claimed. “We look forward to chuckling with you later this week.”
In the video he shared to Instagram Saturday evening and drawn from the target market of a Big Time Rush concert taking place at a close-by venue, Robinson validated that he was “secure.”.
” It was an active shooter in the funny club, so they relocated us over to this as a performance going and its Big Time Rush,” he discussed. “We needed to run over below.”.
” It’s amazing. We cool. It was just wild. I was in a green room and they [were] like, ‘Everybody go out,'” he claimed later in the video. “It was a minute for sure.”.