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Submission + - Man shot to death for texting during movie

An anonymous reader writes: The New York Times reports that an argument over texting ended in a cellphone user’s death when a retired police officer in the audience shot him in a theater near Tampa, Florida on Monday. The report notes that "cinema executives acknowledged during a trade conference last year that they debated whether to accommodate younger viewers by allowing text messages during some movies."
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Man shot to death for texting during movie

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