Horror At the Movies

By Chris Clackum

Published 01/14 2014 04:39PM

Updated 01/14 2014 04:41PM

(NBC News) A retired Tampa, Florida police officer was the defendant in a Florida courtroom Tuesday.

71-year-old Curtis Reeves is charged with killing a man after an argument over texting in a movie theater on Monday. 

The former police captain was arraigned on charges that include second-degree murder.

His attorney argued in court that Reeves had every right to defend himself. 

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