BLACK PANTHER PISTOL PARTY: Dispute Over Seats Leads to Gunfire at Screening of Marvel Film
Imagine that you finally got to go see the new Black Panther movie. You’ve been saving up your dope money all week so you could make a big night of the whole affair. Maybe you even decided to sneak a couple 40 ounce bottles of malt liquor into the theater so you could wash down the salty popcorn with some suds. You purchase your tickets, head to your screen, and survey the aisles for your seat. But then when you walk up, right at the last moment, some asshole comes out of nowhere and tries to take the seat from you and your companion. What do you do?
Well, if you’re Shameeka Latrice Lynch of Tarboro, North Carolina, you pop off a round or two in order to scare the son of a bitch off:
Police say a fight over a seat led to a gun being fired at the theater.
Greenville Police say one shot was fired into the ceiling of theater two.
No one was hurt, but the theater was evacuated as a precaution.
Chief Mark Holtzman says when they arrived, they were unaware that it was only one shot and treated it as an active shooter situation…Holtzman says they believe the dispute was over assigned seats within the theater. Mayor PJ Connelly says he’s proud of the police department’s response, but disappointed with this type of behavior…
A Tarboro woman has been arrested in connection to [the shooting] at the AMC movie theater in Greenville, according to a press release from police.
Shameeka Latrice Lynch, 30, turned herself into the Pitt County Detention Center this evening. She has been charged with one count of Discharging a Firearm in an Enclosure to Incite Fear and two counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill. She is currently in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond.
Now that I think about it, perhaps Ms. Lynch would have been better off to wait for the Blu-Ray release instead.