A defense attorney says an Ohio man who brought a gun, ammunition and several knives to a showing of the latest Batman movie did so for protection and out of fear following a deadly Colorado shooting.
A 56-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the buttocks inside the Century 14 movie theaters in downtown Sparks on Tuesday night when a gun he had brought into the cinema discharged, police dispatch said.
“I was a threat to no one. I didnt threaten anybody,” said James G. Mapes, who was taken into custody after carrying a handgun into the Cinebarre movie theater…
Despite a sign prohibiting weapons, police said three people had brought guns into a movie theater Friday night where the Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” was showing.