Sat Jan 12, 2013, 08:31 PM
Newsjock (11,602 posts)
(Metro San Diego) Officers shoot suspect in movie theater
Source: U-T San Diego
Police shot a man who was possibly armed with a gun in a Carmel Mountain movie theater Saturday.
The shooting occurred during a screening of “Les Miserables” at Reading Cinemas Carmel Mountain 12 on Carmel Mountain Road about 3:50 p.m.
The suspect with a handgun had been chasing his girlfriend in the nearby Best Buy parking lot before running into the lot near the theater, authorities told Steve Krongard, who owns Nickel City arcade next door.
Krongard said police blocked off the parking lot before several officers rushed into the theaters with assault rifles. Later, a stretcher was brought into the theater.
Read more: http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/jan/12/officers-shoot-suspect-in-movie-theater/
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(Metro San Diego) Officers shoot suspect in movie theater (Original post)
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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)
Sat Jan 12, 2013, 08:44 PM
primavera (5,191 posts)
2. I haven't seen any discussion of it here...
... but it raises an interesting question: to what extent can we expect shooting sprees like Newtown, Aurora, Minneapolis, Oak Creek, etc., etc., etc., to result in excessively vigorous responses by police terrified of repetitions of those kinds of massacres?
Response to primavera (Reply #2)
Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:33 PM
proud2BlibKansan (96,793 posts)
8. It's getting to the point that people don't want to go out and do things.
Just a couple weeks ago, a friend turned down an invitation to go to out because she was freaked out about someone with a gun invading the mall where I wanted to go.
I invited a friend for breakfast today and she said no because she's afraid of getting the flu.
Or maybe I just have paranoid friends.
Response to proud2BlibKansan (Reply #8)
Sat Jan 12, 2013, 10:57 PM
GP6971 (3,394 posts)
12. I agree
We very rarely go to the movies, for a lot more reasons other than crazy people with weapons..I guess theatre shootings will just add to the list of why we don' go.
Response to Newsjock (Original post)
Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:27 PM
tblue (16,196 posts)
6. If he was a 'terrorist' they'd put metal detectors
in movie theaters. But we CAN'T do ANYTHING (meaningful) to stop the proliferation of guns. What have we come to, and for what? We got lucky this time. I thought about going to see Les Mis today. Oy.
Response to proud2BlibKansan (Reply #7)
Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:47 PM
triplepoint (431 posts)
9. True That!
I always liked this line (in the original black and white version of the movie):
'If they have guns, we have knives!'
-too tragically unhip for moi!