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No bond for Florida theater shooting suspect

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 00:55

Jan. 14 - A judge denies bond to a retired police captain accused of shooting a man to death inside a Florida movie theater. Linda So reports.

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Seventy-one-year-old Curtis Reeves makes his first court appearance via closed circuit TV on Tuesday. "It's no bond. You're remanded to custody." A Florida judge denied bond to the retired Tampa police captain charged with second degree murder. Reeves is accused of shooting a man to death inside a movie theater near Tampa after the two got into an argument over texting. SOUNDBITE: WITNESS CHARLES CUMMINGS, SAYING: "Voices started going up. There seems to be some sort of confrontation. Somebody throws popcorn. I'm not sure who threw popcorn, then bang. He was shot." Witnesses report they heard the 43-year-old victim say he was texting his three-year-old daughter. During the altercation, the victim's wife was shot in the hand, the victim himself was shot in the chest. SOUNDBITE: WITNESS ALEX CUMMINGS, SAYING: "I asked the guy if he was okay, and started gurgling blood, and then he fell on my leg." Reeves told police he shot the man because he was afraid of being attacked.

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No bond for Florida theater shooting suspect

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 00:55