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Mistaken Identity! Mission Impossible Star Ving Rhames Held At Gunpoint By Cops Inside His Home

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Jul. 28 2018, Updated 10:06 p.m. ET

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'Mission Impossible Fallout' star Ving Rhames was at the center of a mistaken identity case.

A neighbor reportedly called 911 telling the operator a 'large black man' was breaking into a home.

But Rhames told the Clay Clane Show on Friday that he was held at gunpoint by the police by mistake.

The popular actor, who lives in Santa Monica, California, told the story after being asked about his own experiences with racism.

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He revealed: "This happened this year. I am in my home, it was around 2:15 p.m. in the afternoon.

"I have a screen door and then I have a wooden door…I'm in my house, I'm in a pair of basketball shorts only.

"I have two English bulldog puppies. I hear a noise in my backyard, but I'm thinking the puppies are just running around, and then I get a knock on the front door."

"I open the door and there is a red dot pointed at my face from a 9mm. They say put up your hands, literally.

"I just walked and opened up the door…then they said, 'Open the front screen door.'

"They say do it with one hand so then I have to do it with one hand. My hands are up and they have me outside."

Luckily, the confrontation ended when the main officer recognized the star.

When the police confronted the neighbor who called 911 in the first place, they denied making the call.

He added: "My problem is, and I said this to them, what if it was my son and he had a video-game remote or something and you thought it was a gun?"

Fortunately, nobody was injured in the incident.

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