Civil rights attorney David Malik was arrested this weekend at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for having a gun in his carry-on bag.
Malik released the following statement Sunday afternoon through his own attorney:
“I participated in a target shooting class recently with a certified CCW instructor and I simply forgot to remove it from my bag. I used the bag to pack for my trip. It was a stupid mistake.”
Malik is best known as the original attorney for the family of Tamir Rice.