Morgan Wallen Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Chair From Rooftop Bar

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Morgan Wallen was reportedly arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after allegedly throwing a chair from the rooftop of Eric Church’s newly-opened bar in Lower Broadway in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee.

The incident happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday night (April 7). Two Metro Nashville Police Department officers were standing in front of Church’s six-story bar, Chief’s, which hosted its grand opening on Friday (April 5), when they observed a chair falling from above them and hitting the street approximately three feet in front of them. Bar staff and other witnesses reportedly observed Wallen, 30, “lunging and throwing an object over the roof,” and “pick up the chair, throw it over him, laughing afterward.” Officers also reviewed security camera footage, which apparently confirmed Wallen threw the chair, per an arrest affidavit. The country star was released hours after he was booked into jail early Monday morning (April 8).

Worrick Robinson of Worrick Robinson Law said in a statement to Nashville, Tennessee-based WKRN and other local news outlets: “At 10:53p Sunday evening Morgan Wallen was arrested in downtown Nashville for reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. He is cooperating fully with authorities.”

Davidson County Criminal Court records show Wallen is scheduled to appear in court the morning of May 3. No injuries were reported following the incident.