Armed man arrested at ‘Dark Knight Rises’ screening

Aug 7, 2012, 12:44 PM | Updated: 12:45 pm

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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Armed man arrested at ‘Dark Knight Rises’ screening