Shots fired outside AMC movie theater in Altamonte Springs
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. —
An altercation between two people lead to a shooting outside an Altamonte Springs movie theater, authorities said.
Police said there was a shooting outside the AMC Theater Mall 18 Saturday. Hundreds were sent running as gunfire erupted, something that was caught on video from a cellphone given to WESH 2 News.
According to police, two people tried to sell their cell phones to another couple but began arguing.
One of the sellers fired five shots at the other after he was dragged by the would-be buyer’s car.
Inside, moviegoers said they thought they were in the midst of a mass shooting.
“You really don’t know what to do except run,” Alejandro Del-Manzano said
Jose Cardona said he had just sat down to watch Black Panther. Minutes into the movie, he said employees rushed inside and told customers they needed to exit immediately.
Cardona, who is a teacher in South Florida said, “You don’t think it’s going to happen until it happens.”
No injuries were reported.
This story is developing. WESH 2 News will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.