Skip to comments.Two wounded in theater shooting(2 days after Newtown, this time there was a gun and it saved lives)
Posted on 12/31/2012 10:53:43 AM PST by bestintxas
Two people were wounded late Sunday when gunfire erupted at a local movie theater, sending panicked moviegoers rushing to exits and ducking for cover, police and witnesses said.
A lone suspect was in custody after being wounded by an unidentified law enforcement officer, a Bexar County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.
Conditions of the two people wounded were not immediately released, nor was it disclosed where they were when they were wounded, or the type of gun that was used.
Related Link: Officials: Breakup sparked Santikos shooting Witnesses said numerous shots were fired inside and outside the Santikos Mayan Palace 14 theater complex on Southwest Military Drive around 9:25 p.m., setting off the scramble to safety before police and EMS arrived. The complex was evacuated and sealed off for several hours.
Detective Louis Antu, spokesman for the Bexar County Sherriff's Office, said the shooting began at a nearby China Garden and carried on into the theater.
At one point, the suspect fired at a San Antonio Police Department patrol car, Antu said.
He was shooting at a marked unit, Antu said. He knows he was shooting at an officer so that's (an) automatic (charge of) attempted capital murder.
After the suspect reached the theater, an off duty Bexar County Sheriff officer who was working at the theater shot at him and possibly struck him, Antu said.
She took all appropriate action to keep everyone safe in the movie theater, Antu said.
Tara Grace, who was getting a drink from the concession stand when the shooting began, ran into the bathroom
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Even when they put every possible bad spin on this story in an effort to hide the facts; it’s still true a good guy with a gun is what stops a crazy with a gun.