Shooting in Florida Theater after Argument over Cell Phone Use Escalates

Published 01/14 2014 11:26AM

Updated 01/14 2014 11:31AM

(WFLA) A retired Tampa, Florida police captain has been arrested and charged with second-degree homicide after he shot and killed a man inside a movie theater.

Curtis Reeves, 71, He is being held without bond.

Investigators are calling the shooting an isolated incident.

They say two couples were at the theater watching previews for the movie the "Lone Survivor" when the shooting occurred.

Reeves and his wife got into an argument with another couple who were sitting in front of them.

The couple seated in front of him, Nichole and Chad Oulson were texting and Reeves asked him to stop several times.

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