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Two people shot at theater in FL, one man dies

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by deen_ad, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Two shot after dispute over noise in theater - FOX 13 News

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    "Having a gun is like a parachute, if you need one and don't have it you may never need it again"
     
  2. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    :eatpop:
     
  3. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    "If you take sexual advantage of her, you're going to burn in a very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater."
    -- Book

    I guess someone didn't listen to the good Reverend's warning.
     
  4. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Now the sheeple are blaming the NRA for "Arming America"!!


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    "Having a gun is like a parachute, if you need one and don't have it you may never need it again"
     
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  5. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    This is why you remove the chip off your shoulder and adapt.

    You never know if the other guy is a raging loon.
     
  6. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    And don't text, talk, or use phones in a movie theater! If you want to do that crap stay home.

    No, I'm not justifying shooting someone over this type of behavior but maybe the silver lining is that people will think about being inconsiderate pricks a little more.
     
  7. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    I love the NO TEXTING messages at a theater.

    To teens, and most idiots, it can't be done.

    That is like asking a raging heroin or meth addict to not partake for two hours hahahaha.

    The Twittering Twits simply cannot comply. They must be looking down at their phones texting constantly or they will die of an anxiety attack.
     
  8. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    it is very annoying to see bright screen or phone noise pops up during the movie, but not enough to kill someone over for.
     
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  9. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Hmmm


    Reeves, a 71-year-old retired Tampa police officer, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. A 2005 Tampa Bay Times article also described him as a former director of security for Busch Gardens.

    Moments after he was named as the suspect, Tampa police issued a statement saying Reeves had retired back in 1993 as a captain.


    "He was instrumental in establishing the department's first Tactical Response Team," the statement explained. "We are not aware of any contact with the department since his departure more than 20 years ago."



    Read more: Man killed after dispute over texting in theater - FOX 13 News
    Follow us: @myfoxtampabay on Twitter | FOX13TampaBay on Facebook
     
  10. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    Imagine their reaction when the grid goes down.
     
  11. BDA.45

    BDA.45 oregon Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    "I can't believe people would bring a gun to a movie,"......Hehehe, really?
     
  12. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I never go to movies but if I did I might have more than one sidearm!

    More on the shooting now:

    2 injured after shooting at Tampa-area movie theater


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  13. Frankenrifle

    Frankenrifle Clatskanie Active Member

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    You, sir, are not the only one to have that quote go through his head.
     
  14. EUGENE the REALTOR

    EUGENE the REALTOR Portland Metro Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    I wish the employees with the light sabers would make more rounds and throw people out for texting and talking to the screen...
     
  15. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    well, life style have been changed.

    nowadays it's hard to see people talking or carry conversation. instead, all they do is stare at their phone screen.
     
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  16. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    I'm with Eugene there, you have to wonder at the theater's response to the soon-to-be- shooter when he went out looking for "the manager". Looks like it wasn't much.
    "Hey there's no manager but would you like some Twinkies?"
     
  17. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I needed a texting phone for communicating due to my hearing impairment and it works great for me, but then again I am a responsible adult and I turn it off when asked to do so.
    Now, as for the inconsiderate spawns of satin who are so mesmerized by that tiny screen, they are the problems that technology created!!!

    I sure do miss the old days when things were quite simple, you respected your elders, you did what you were told (within reason that you would not be caught red handed) and you were expected home before the street lights came on (before dark if you lived in the sticks like me)....
     
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  18. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    The 71 year-old shooter was from the old days, even older than ours, and it didn't help. Probably more influenced by PTSD or a fragile ego from not being a big deal anymore like he used to was.
     
  19. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Spawn of satin unite!
     
  20. ArgyleAdams

    ArgyleAdams Portland, OR Active Member

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    Is that a reference to the material their parents' bed sheets are made of? ;)


    Sent from a phone; typos likely
     
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