Civil rights attorney arrested with a gun at Hopkins - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Civil rights attorney arrested with a gun at Hopkins

Arrested for carrying concealed weapon inside Hopkins. (Source: Malik Firm website) Arrested for carrying concealed weapon inside Hopkins. (Source: Malik Firm website)
A local civil rights attorney was arrested Saturday with a concealed weapon at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. 

Attorney David Malik says he recently took a target shooting class and forgot to remove the gun from his bag before traveling.

The following is a statement from Attorney David Malik regarding his recent arrest.

"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 known for representing families who have sued Cleveland Police.

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