Man permanently disabled in Aurora theater shooting sues Cinemark

AURORA, Colo. - A man who became a quadriplegic when a bullet severed his spine in the Aurora theater shooting has sued Century Theatres for what he said were lax security measures that put him and many others at risk.

Stefan Moton filed the federal lawsuit last week against Cinemark, the Plano, Texas company that owns Century Aurora 16 at 14300 E. Alameda Ave., our partners at the Denver Post report.

The case was quickly consolidated with 15 other civil cases related to the Aurora theater shootings that were already filed against Cinemark .

Moton was permanently paralyzed after a bullet severed his cervical spine. He has suffered "extreme physical, mental and emotional pain and suffering," the lawsuit says. No specific claim amount was mentioned other than it was above $75,000.

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