Movie theater manager hires actor to dress in full tactical gear with fake gun and walk in movie theater for publicity stunt; police are called
Movie theater publicity stunt results in police response
The manager of a movie theater in Jefferson City, Mo., is defending himself after a publicity stunt resulted in a police response last weekend.KMIZ reports that management of Goodrich Capital 8 Theaters hired an actor to dress in full tactical gear (complete with a fake gun) and walk into the movie theater during the opening weekend of "Iron Man 3."Several moviegoers called police, who responded anticipating an active shooter situation."We received a series of 911 calls stating that a man dressed in all black and body armor and a rifle was walking into Capital 8 Theaters," Capt. Doug Shoemaker told KMIZ.