Retired Florida cop who killed man in movie theater for texting acquitted of murder

The retired Florida police captain who fatally shot a man inside a movie theater

Curtis Reeves, 79, was charged with second-degree murder after he gunned down 43-year-old Chad Oulson

during a matinee screening of “Lone Survivor” in suburban Pasco County.

Defense lawyers and prosecutors were in agreement that Reeves asked Oulson to stop texting during the movie previews 

which started an argument that ended with the former Tampa police captain opening fire

Reeves pleaded not guilty on the grounds of self-defense.

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