Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Man Shot for Talking During "Benjamin Button" - JPX approves
From worstpreviews, There is nothing worse than hearing chatter behind you when you're trying to enjoy a movie at the theater. But one Philadelphia man has taken his frustrations too far.
During a showing of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" at the Riverview Theatre, James Joseph Cialella Jr told a man sitting behind him to stop talking to his son. After the family ignored his request, he turned around and threw popcorn at the son.
The popcorn throwing led to an exchange of words, which was followed by Cialella getting out of his seat, getting his gun out and shotting the father in the arm.
In panic, fellow movie-goers ran out of the theater, but Cialella sat back down in his seat to continue watching the movie. Police arrived a short time later to arrest Cialella and to confiscate his weapon.
The 29-year-old Cialella is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons violations.