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Armed man arrested at 'Dark Knight Rises' screening

In this photo provided by the Westlake, Ohio, Police Department shows Scott A. Smith. Authorities in northeast Ohio say Smith, 37, who brought a loaded gun, ammunition and several knives to a weekend showing of the latest Batman movie did so to protect himself, not because he had sinister intentions. (AP Photo/Westlake Police Department)

An Ohio man was arrested Saturday night after bringing several weapons and ammunition to a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."

According to Rolling Stone, Scott Smith was seen acting strangely in Westlake, Ohio when theater staff decided to approach him.

An off-duty police officer, who worked as a security guard, searched a bag that Smith was carrying and found a loaded handgun, extra ammunition and three knives. He had an extra knife on his person.

Police obtained a warrant to search Smith's home, where they found numerous weapons.

Smith faces six counts of violating Ohio's concealed-carry gun laws and could face additional charges.

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