San Diego police shoot armed suspect in movie theater


AURORA, CO - JULY 23: Crime scene tape surrounds the Century 16 movie theater where 12 people were killed in a shooting rampage last Friday, on July 23, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. Suspect James Holmes, 24, allegedly went on a shooting spree and killed 12 people and injured 58 during an early morning screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


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Police shot and critically wounded a man accused of chasing his girlfriend with a handgun across a San Diego mall. The suspect, Tim Billodeaux, ducked into a movie theater, where officers then shot him. No one else was hurt, the Associated Press reported

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The police responded to a call complaining about domestic violence, Chanel 10 News reported.

Billodeaux was shot in the chest and the arm, the Daily Mail reported. He is in critical condition but is expected to survive. Police say that they do not think he intended to shoot anyone in the theater, and was only there to hide.