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Man murdered for eating popcorn during "Black Swan," say Latvia police

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Man shot dead for eating popcorn too loudly at "Black Swan"


(CBS) NEW YORK - Police in Latvia have reportedly arrested a 27-year-old man after he allegedly shot and killed another movie-goer over popcorn during a screening of Natalie Portman's ballet drama "Black Swan."

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Witnesses say the conflict arose when the alleged shooter became angry over how loudly another man was eating popcorn at the screening.

Police say the victim was a 42-year-old man, according to UK paper the Telegraph.

The victim reportedly died in a hospital from his wounds.