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Police shoot armed man in theater

SAN DIEGO — Moviegoers at a San Diego theater ducked for cover as police stormed in during a movie and shot and wounded an armed domestic violence suspect pretending to be a patron.

The lights came on suddenly during a Saturday matinee screening of ‘‘Les Miserables’’ at Reading Cinemas Carmel Mountain in northern San Diego and two officers who had been going through the theaters in the multiscreen complex spotted their suspect among the approximately 15 moviegoers.

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