News

Comedian Katt Williams denies pulling gun on heckler

Comedian Katt Williams denies pulling gun on heckler

KATT WILLIAMS:Not laughing at accusations he pulled a gun on a heckler. Photo: Associated Press

Comedian Katt Williams has denied reports he brandished a gun at a busy comedy club in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Williams allegedly sparked panic at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood by pulling out a firearm and threatening a heckler, and police were called to the scene.

However, Williams is said to have left the venue before law enforcement officers arrived, and editors at TMZ.com now report the stand-up star denies handling a weapon, claiming he was threatened and assaulted by several gang members at the club.

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

Peoria Food Truck

The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

in Local

Helpful Hints to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

sunglasses on a wood table

Food and water safety, and sun protection among the concerns listed.

in Local

Illinois State Police Add July 4th Patrols, Road Side Checks

state_police_car

Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to buckle up over the holiday weekend.

in Local

Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

police lights

A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

in Local

New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

jail

The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.