Did an argument over texting in a darkened theater escalate? NPR hide caption toggle caption NPR The Two-Way 'Absolutely Crazy': Man Killed In Movie Theater For Texting? January 14, 2014 Witnesses say one man was upset by another's texting during the previews at an afternoon screening of Lone Survivor in a Tampa-area theater. The dispute allegedly ended with the man who had been texting being shot and killed. The suspect has been charged with second-degree murder.