Patrons leave Cobb theater after a shooting Monday, in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Authorities say a retired Tampa police officer has been charged with fatally shooting a man during an argument over cellphone use at the theater.
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Patrons leave Cobb theater after a shooting Monday, in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Authorities say a retired Tampa police officer has been charged with fatally shooting a man during an argument over cellphone use at the theater.

Ex-cop accused in fatal theater shooting over texting

The Associated Press

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WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — An argument over texting in a Florida movie theater Monday triggered a retired Tampa police captain to fatally shoot a man sitting in front of him, as about 25 horrified moviegoers looked on, sheriff’s officials said.

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