Dark Knight Rises Does Well Despite Numerous Copycat Like Indicents Around The Country
The lastest installment of the Batman films has come in third for highest opening weekend ever for a movie at $160.9 million. Only The Avengers and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 did better.
But the nation is still jittery about the shootings in Colorado, there have been multiple incidents around the country of police having to respond to movie theaters after crowds became spooked and fled the theater.
In Cochise County, Arizona a man appeared intoxicated and when confronted he murmured something moviegoers thought was Colorado and that lead to mass-hysteria as people raced for exits. The man, Michael William Borboa, 27, was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, and threatening and intimidating.
In Maine, a man was arrested after telling people he was on his way to shoot a former employer and when police searched his car, they found an AK-47 assault weapon, four handguns, ammunition and news clippings about the mass shooting that left 12 people dead early Friday.
In Norwalk, part of the L.A. metro area, 52-year-old Clark Tabor shouted in the theater: "I should go off like in Colorado." They said he then asked: "Does anybody have a gun?"