Florida Out-Floridas Florida Somehow: Man Shot In Movie Theater Because Of Noisy Texting

How do you manage to get yourself shot in a movie theater — wait, let me rephrase that. How do you manage to get your phone to have “noisy texting”?

ABC News
ABC News

So the story starts and ends like this:

A man texts his daughter during the previews and a retired police officer gets angry for the disruption. It escalates into an argument. One is dead, the other is in custody.

CNN Justice
CNN Justice

This time, the “Stand Your Ground” law didn’t hold up.

Detectives considered if the case qualified under the state’s controversial “stand your ground law,” which permits residents to employ deadly force if they fear imminent danger, but decided the criteria did not apply. – Fox News

The shooter, Curtis Reeves, is a 71-year-old retired police officer. He was captain of the police force in Tampa, retiring in 1993. TC mark

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