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Shooter Killed After Opening Fire in Nashville Movie Theater

UPDATE 5:00 PM ET: NBC News reports the suspect is a 51-year-old man. A police spokesman said, “The only person shot was the suspect as he emerged out of the rear door.” The gunman also reportedly sprayed three people with pepper spray.

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A movie theater shooting took place Wednesday (August 5) when someone fired shots at a Nashville cinema during a screening of Mad Max: Fury Road.

According to WSMV, “the suspect entered the theater armed with a gun and a hatchet. The shooting began in the projection room during a showing of Mad Max: Fury Road.

The gunman exchanged fire with a police officer before a SWAT Team member killed the suspect.

It’s unclear how many injuries were sustained and authorities say one┬áperson may have hurt by the hatchet the gunman was carrying.

The gunman also had two backpacks with him and officials are looking through them. Business establishments and a school in the area were placed on lockdown.

The shooting comes about two weeks after a gunman opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater during a screening of the comedy Trainwreck. And less than a month ago, James Holmes was found guilty on multiple counts of murder for a mass shooting in a theater showing The Dark Knight Rises in 2012.

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