A man attending a Nevada screening of The Bourne Legacy managed to shoot himself during the film.
The 56-year-old man had settled down with about 30 other people to watch the movie when the gun he was carrying accidentally discharged and fired a bullet in to his posterior. Apologizing to shocked cinema-goers, the man stood up and made a hasty retreat from the building. While he did have permission to be carrying a concealed weapon he now faces charges for firing the gun in a theater.
"It is illegal in Nevada, a misdemeanour, to either intentionally or negligently discharge or cause the discharge of a firearm in a theatre," said Sparks City Attorney Chet Adams.
"A 56-year-old man who shot himself in the buttocks when his gun fell from his pocket at a US cinema could be charged by police."
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