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Ex-Cop Arrested for Fatal Shooting Over Texting at the Movies

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 17:26
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A retired Tampa police capitan was charged  with second-degree murder on Monday for shooting two people in a movie theater after an altercation over texting, the Associated Press reports.

Authorities in Pasco County Florida say that 71-year-old Curtis Reeves shot Chad Oulson and his wife Nichole during a screening of the Mark Wahlberg movie Lone Survivor after an argument that stemmed from Reeves asking Ouslon to stop texting.

Reeves reportedly shot the couple at Cobb Theater’s Grove 16 in Wesley Chapel, Fla. near Tampa, before being subdued by an onlooker According to the AP, Chad Oulson, 43,was shot in his chest and his wife  was shot in her hand.. Chad was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, while his wife was injured but will survive.

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