BREAKING: Man opens fire in Tennessee movie theater, fires on responding police


According to Metro Nashville PD, a shooter at the Hickory 8 movie theater has been shot and killed by police. According to WKRN SWAT officers entered the theater and engaged the suspect, after he opened fire on responding officers. Few details are available at this time, including information on injuries or fatalities other than the shooter. Live coverage of the incident can be viewed in the video above.


Police are responding to a call of an active shooter at a cinema near Nashville, Tennessee.

Law enforcement told local media an incident was reported at the Carmike 8 Cinemas on in the suburb of Antioch.

WSMV reports that witnesses saw one person covered with blood.

Nearby businesses including the Ford Ice Center were reportedly placed on lockdown as a result of the incident.

It comes a month after a gunman killed two people at a theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.


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