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Man Opens Fire in San Antonio Movie Theater Parking Lot

Monday, Dec 17, 2012  |  Updated 10:30 AM CDT
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Officer Shoots Man Who Opened Fire at Movie Theater

NBC 4 New York

Authorities say a San Antonio restaurant worker apparently upset when his girlfriend left him shot a random patron outside a theater before being wounded by an officer.

Bexar County sheriff's Sgt. Raymond Pollard said the suspect will face charges of attempted capital murder of an officer and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Pollard said the man worked at a Chinese restaurant but was off Sunday night. Pollard said the suspect, following the breakup, sent the woman a message saying he was going to the restaurant.

The suspect arrived and chased a co-worker toward the nearby theater, shooting out the window of an arriving police car.

An off-duty officer followed the suspect into the theater and shot him. He's hospitalized in stable condition.

The patron was treated and released.

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