Office’s Craig Robinson thanks supporters after show evacuated due to active gunman – NBCNEWS

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Craig Robinson, the star of The office, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Hot Tub Time Machinewas evacuated from the Charlotte, North Carolina comedy club where he was scheduled to perform Saturday night after a man brandished a gun and demanded that everyone leave the venue.

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He later discharged the firearm, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, who report 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. Watch part of Robinson’s video message above.

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Craig Robinson shared an update on his Instagram page after the shooting, confirming he was safe. (Instagram)

“I am cool. It was wild, I was in the green room and they said ‘all out.’ It was definitely a moment,” he continued.

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 handled the “active gunman” situation.

“There was an active shooter in the comedy club,” the 50-year-old actor says in the video. “So they moved us here… there’s a concert going on and it’s Big Time Rush, so I thought I’d share it with all of you.”

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Craig Robinson as Darryl Philbin in The Office US
Robinson played Darryl Philbin in The Office US. (NBC Universal Television Distribution)
Craig Robinson as Darryl Philbin in The Office US
Robinson as Darryl alongside Steve Carrell’s Michael Scott and Rainn Wilson’s Dwight Schrute. (NBC Universal Television Distribution)

Robinson’s show in the Comedy Zone was canceled. According to police, the incident took place “shortly after 9 p.m.” local time.

In the early hours of this morning, Robinson shared another update with his Instagram page about the incident, titled: “About last night…”

“Thank you to Comedy Zone security and staff for getting us to safety quickly,” Robinson began his message.

“Thank you to everyone for your outpouring of support and get well wishes. Thank you to CMPD [Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department] for quick action when arresting the shooter. Hopefully he gets the help he needs.”

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“Thank God no one was hurt,” Robinson continued, before deciding, “Please stay safe everyone.”

Robinson is best known for playing warehouse foreman Darryl Philbin on the NBC sitcom The office. Other television work includes The Cleveland Show and guest appearances on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He also stars as Craig in the comedy series Killing, available for streaming on Stan.

He has also appeared in several films, including: Pineapple Express, Zack and Miri make a porn, This is the end, An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn, Dolomite 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 film the bad guys.

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