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    Comedian Katt Williams Briefly Detained on Gun Violation

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    It wasn't a Kattpacalypse, but it was bad enough.

    A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department confirms to E! News that Katt Williams was taken into custody and detained on a gun violation this morning.

    The comedian was outside of hot spot the Supperclub when the incident took place. He was subsequently released without any charges being filed.

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    "Katt Williams never stepped one foot into Supperclub," Supperclub owner Abdi Manvi tells E! News. "He was apprehended in the parking lot behind our building. Supperclub's security stationed at the back door of the restaurant/club witnessed Katt getting into an argument with another man, and they began to scuffle."

    "The police were called to deal with the issue, and he was discovered to be armed," Manvi added. "Many times, Supperclub is used as a logistical landmark that the police call out to mark the area to which they respond. However, he was not inside the club."

    LAPD confirms that Williams "was detained outside of the Supperclub, not inside the location."

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    Per TMZ, the gun was reportedly found in Williams' car and two other members of his entourage were also taken into custody for questioning, with one of them booked on an unrelated traffic warrant.

     A rep for Katt could not be reached for comment. But the Friday After Next star told the site while he was in cuffs that the whole thing was a mixup. 

    "They made another mistake. Third one in six months after settling with me," said Williams.

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    This isn't the first time the funnyman has gotten into gun trouble. In November 2006, he was busted at LAX after a pistol was found in his briefcase. He was subsequently sentenced to three years' probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed firearm.

    Then there was his arrest in New York in November 2008 when officers found three handguns in his car. Those charges were dropped, however, for lack of evidence, and Williams' lawyer at the time said the guns were registered to his bodyguard.

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