Retired Florida Cop Opens Fire, Kills Man for… Texting During Movie

MediaiteJosh Feldman

Like I was saying, it’s always freaking Florida. A retired police officer in Florida was at the movies, watching a screening of the Mark Wahlberg movie Lone Survivor, and he was so angry at a couple texting during the film, he opened fire and killed one of them.

Curtis Reeves Jr. took out his gun Monday and fired at Chad and Nichole Oulson following a heated confrontation over the texting. Reeves reportedly asked them to stop texting several times before complaining to theater management, at which point he complained to theater management. They found out Reeves complained, angrily confronted him, and that’s when Reeves took out his gun. Chad was killed and Nichole was wounded, shot in the hand.

The theater was evacuated when police arrives on the scene, and Reeves was charged with second-degree homicide. Two nurses entered the theater to try and save Oulson but were too late.

Watch Bay News 9′s report on the incident below:

 

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5 comments

  1. I guess most people know that texting while driving can get you killed, but texting while watching a movie? A good lesson to learn from this incident is to be considerate of others when texting OR talking on your cellphone. This incident shows clearly that it REALLY pisses some people off ! ! !

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