Mike Epps could face criminal charges after police discovered a loaded firearm in his luggage at an Indianapolis airport. Per TMZ, authorities responded to an investigation revolving around firearms. TSA allegedly found a gun in Epps's luggage as he walked through a checkpoint at the Indianapolis airport. The police report said the comedian was in town for a show and forgot the gun in his bag. Police said TSA discovered a .38 Special Airweight in his luggage with four rounds loaded. However, none were found in the chamber. The police report said Epps was in town for a show and forgot the gun in his bag. Police said TSA discovered a .38 Special Airweight in his luggage with four rounds loaded, though none in the chamber.
Ultimately, police confiscated the firearm without pressing immediate charges against Mike Epps. Though he was briefly detained, he wasn't arrested. Authorities said that they took the gun and the ammo into evidence. Meanwhile, the police report has now been sent to the Marion County Prosecutor's Office. The Prosecutor's Office will determine whether or not they'll lay charges against Mike Epps. Epps could be in some serious hot water if the Marion County Prosecutor's Office ends up moving forward with the case.
Mike Epps Cracks Ja Morant Joke
Mike Epps hasn't directly responded to his run-in with the police in Indianapolis, though it seems that he isn't stressing out over it either. The comedian hit Instagram where he poked fun at his detainment with a photo of a man playing basketball inside of a prison facility against another inmate. "Me and j morant this morning," he wrote with several laughing emojis, alluding to Morant's recent controversy surrounding his Instagram Live stream.
Ja Morant, unfortunately, faces a police investigation following a live stream on Instagram where he appeared to flash a gun during a visit to a Colorado strip club. The Grizzlies confirmed a two-game suspension, though it seems things could get worse for their point guard. The NBA states a player can be suspended for upwards of 50 games if found guilty of carrying a firearm "at a facility or venue owned, operated or being used by a team, the NBA or any league-related entity, and whenever a player is traveling on any NBA-related business." Check out Epps's response above. We'll keep you posted on any more updates surrounding Mike Epps' gun case.