Comedian Mike Epps could face charges for bringing loaded gun into Indiana airport
INDIANAPOLIS - Actor and comedian Mike Epps could be in legal trouble after he was found bringing a loaded handgun into the Indianapolis International Airport over the weekend.
According to a report obtained by FOX Television Stations, on March 5, an officer responded to a firearms claim at one of the airport's checkpoints after a screening showed a gun inside a backpack.
52-year-old Epps was the owner of the bag and told the officer he was in town from Los Angeles for a show at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse. He told the officer he forgot the weapon was in his backpack.
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The officer then confiscated a .38 Special Airweight revolver, loaded with four rounds of Hornady .38 special ammo, but none under the firing pin.
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According to WTHR, Epps was not arrested; however, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office is determining if charges will be filed.
FOX Television Stations has reached out to Epps' publicist for comment.
This story was reported from Los Angeles.