The incident occurred at about 9 p.m. at The Comedy Zone in Charlotte, media outlets reported. No one was injured.
Club employees told WSOC-TV that the man waved a gun around and told everyone to leave before the venue emptied out. About 50 customers had been inside.
“The suspect then discharged his weapon,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a statement on Twitter. “There were no injuries and the suspect was taken into custody.”
Suspect discharges firearm inside Uptown business https://t.co/26a5qhvnA8
— CMPD News (@CMPD) July 17, 2022
The man has not been identified.
Robinson has starred in movies such as Hot Tub Time Machine as well as the American version of The Office television show. He said he was safe in a video posted later Saturday night to his Instagram account.
Robinson said that he and others at the club were taken to a nearby concert where the pop group Big Time Rush were performing.
“I was in the green room and they were like ‘Everybody get out,’” he said. “It was wild. It was a moment for sure.”