A woman was shot after a 'drunk' man took his gun to a Benghazi film screening

Ellen Stewart
Sunday 24 January 2016 13:20
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An allegedly drunk man said he dropped his gun and accidentally shot a woman in the chest during a screening of 13 House: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi in Washington state.

Police arrested the man who was said to be "intoxicated" and "fumbling" with his firearm when it went off, leaving a 40-year-old woman in "serious condition".

A witness also at the showing of the new Republican truther favourite movie, who did not wish to be identified, told KOMO News:

It got about 15-20 minutes into the film and I believe the lady in front of us that got shot was actually talking to her husband or significant other and that’s when we heard the loud pop.

The shooting follows a series of gun incidents in US cinemas.

As the Guardian reports John Russell Houser shot 11 people, killing two and injuring nine, at a cinema in Lafayette, Louisiana before turning the gun on himself in July last year.

H/T Gawker


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