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Suspect in custody after firing gun inside Comedy Zone in Charlotte, police say

CMPD reports the man entered the club around 9 p.m.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Nobody was hurt after the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a man fired a gun inside an Uptown comedy club Saturday night.

CMPD said 36-year-old Omar McCombs went inside The Comedy Zone on North Carolina Music Factory Boulevard just after 9 p.m., brandishing the gun and threatening bodily harm while inside.

Police said McCombs fired inside, and the club was quickly evacuated. CMPD said McCombs is now in custody. McCombs is a convicted felon and was not supposed to be in possession of a firearm, police report. 

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