The Office star Craig Robinson needed to cancel his stand-up routine at a North Carolina comedy membership after an lively shooter incident on the venue. A gunman opened fireplace inside The Comedy Zone, the place Robinson was scheduled to carry out, on Saturday (July 16), NBC News experiences. No person on the venue was injured within the incident and the unidentified suspect was taken into custody, per NBC.
Robinson detailed the incident on Instagram, the place he posted a video from a live performance later that night time. He defined that he had been within the Comedy Zone’s inexperienced room on the time of the capturing and was evacuated from the venue and moved subsequent door, to the Metro Credit score Union Amphitheater, the place the band Huge Time Rush was performing.
“I’m performing on the Comedy Zone in Charlotte, North Carolina. There was an lively shooter within the comedy membership. So that they moved us over to this — there’s a live performance occurring, and it’s Huge Time Rush, so I believed I’d simply share with y’all,” he stated within the video.
“Huge Time Rush to the rescue,” Robinson stated with fun. He later added, “I’m secure. It’s cool. It was wild, I used to be within the inexperienced room they usually’re like ‘All people get out.’ It was a second, for certain.”
Robinson shared a further submit Sunday (July 17) thanking the primary responders and expressing gratitude that no person was harm within the capturing.
“Thanks to the Comedy Zone safety and employees for getting us to security shortly. Thanks everybody in your outpouring of assist and nicely needs. Thanks to CMPD for swift motion in apprehending the shooter. Hopefully he will get the assistance he wants. Thanks be to God nobody was harm. Please keep secure everybody.”
Robinson, who’s finest recognized for his position as Darryl Philbin in The Workplace, has additionally starred in Hot Tub Time Machine, This Is the End and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Robinson presently leads his personal Peacock comedy, titled Killing It.