DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A trial has been delayed indefinitely for a former Tampa police captain accused of fatally shooting a man during an argument over texting in a movie theater.
Defense attorneys for 72-year-old Curtis Reeves told Pasco County Judge Pat Siracusa on Wednesday they need more time to interview witnesses. Trial had tentatively been set for March.
Reeves is charged with second-degree murder in the January killing of 43-year-old Chad Oulson after the two began arguing before a showing of the war film "Lone Survivor." Authorities say the disagreement began over Oulson's sending text messages during the previews.
Siracusa set a status hearing for Jan. 29.