Full Coverage: Louisiana theater shooting
On July 23, 2015, at about 7:30 p.m., John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a Lafayette, La., movie theater, killing two moviegoers and wounding nine before turning the gun on himself.
Moviegoer Melissa Holt took in a screening of the animated film “Minions” at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood on Friday with little worry about her safety.
The deadly shooting at a “Trainwreck” screening Thursday night in Lafayette, La., sadly called to mind another mass shooting in a U.S. movie theater: the killing of 12 people at a showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Col. three years ago.
John Russell Houser hated taxes, liberals, newspapers, gays and the United States, according to the broad trail he left in court documents and on the Internet.
Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow and Universal Pictures have responded to the shooting that left three dead and nine injured in a Lafayette, La., movie theater during a screening of their new film “Trainwreck.”
A gunman opened fire in a movie theater in Lafayette, La., on Thursday night, killing two people and injuring nine, officials said.
The big theater chains have been slow to react after another deadly shooting at a cinema raised fears about security measures at cineplexes nationwide.