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AX-WIELDING GUNMAN KILLED BY TENNEESEE POLICE AFTER OPENING FIRE AT SCREENING OF ‘MAD MAX’

August 5, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
AX-WIELDING GUNMAN KILLED BY TENNEESEE POLICE AFTER OPENING FIRE AT SCREENING OF ‘MAD MAX’

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A gunman who opened fire in a movie theater in suburban Nashville, Tenn. was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday.

There was no immediate information on any possible injuries to theater patrons attending a showing of “Mad Max.”

A police department spokesman said the shooter was armed with a gun and a hatchet. When police arrived on the scene, the gunman fired at an officer who then returned fire. A SWAT team also on the scene fired at him, as well.

The man also reportedly left two backpacks that were being examined by hazardous device officers.

A metro police dispatcher told The Tennessean newspaper the shooting was reported at 1:13 p.m. at the Carmike Hickory Hollow Cinema in Antioch, Tennessee.

Nashville Police confirmed in a tweet that an active shooting situation was reported, and the the suspect was dead.

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