Real People News: Man Shoots Movie Talker

Eric may or may not have been thinking about including this in his next headline post but it was too good for me to wait on...

A man angry that a family was talking during a movie threw popcorn at the son and then shot the father in the arm, according to police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
James Joseph Cialella was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons charges.

James Joseph Cialella was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons charges.

James Joseph Cialella, 29, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons violations, a police report said.

Cialella told the family sitting in front of him in the theater on Christmas Day to be quiet, police said.

An argument ensued while others at the Riverview Movie Theatre watched "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

(From CNN).

Normally, I wouldn't condone real life violence of any kind, but come on, aren't most of us one pistol permit away from doing this exact same thing? Another report says that even after people were fleeing for their lives, he sat back down to watch the rest of the movie. This story would only be more ridiculous if they were watching "Marley and Me" or "Tales of Despereaux" or something. I feel ok joking about it because the victim wasn't mortally wounded and this asshole is going to spend a long time in jail, but let this be a lesson to movie talkers!

Mark

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