Mike Epps apologizes after loaded gun found in his backpack at Indianapolis Airport
Mike Epps apologizes after loaded gun found in his backpack at Indianapolis Airport: ‘I literally forgot’Comedian Mike Epps has apologized to his fans days after federal agents confiscated a loaded gun from his possession as he attempted to board a flight at the Indianapolis International Airport.
In a video posted to Instagram, Epps said he always carries a weapon with him but wanted to apologize for the “negativity” that surrounded the incident.”“I want to give a shout-out to all my fans out there.
I want to apologize if you’re seeing any negativity about a gun charge at an airport,” the 52-year-old actor and comedian said.In his remarks, Epps said he “forgot” he had the weapon on him following a “long night” in Indianapolis, where he hosted a show the night before at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse with D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer.
I had a long night. I had a show in my hometown and I literally forgot that I had my pistol in my bag,” he said. Transportation Security Administration officers discovered the Smith & Wesson .38-caliber pistol Sunday morning inside Epps’ backpack, and it was confiscated at the scene. Epps was not arrested but could face charges.