Man murdered for eating popcorn too loudly February 21, 2011 Man shot dead in Latvian cinema for eating his popcorn too loudly A man was killed in Latvia after eating his popcorn too loudly. The 43 man was reportedly gunned down during a screening of Black Swan at a cinema in Riga. According to reports, the man was confronted by a 27 year old man at the screening, who was irritated over the volume that he’d eaten his movie snack. The younger man – a recent police academy grad – then branished a firearm and shot and killed the older man. Other audience members contacted the police, and the suspect did not attempt to flee the scene before they arrived and arrested him.