Judge in controversial 'stand your ground' hearing visits movie theater where shooting took place

Judge sat in seat Curtis Reeves was sitting in
Posted at 12:07 PM, Feb 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-24 23:28:03-05

The judge in the controversial "stand your ground" hearing visited the Cobb theater where the shooting occurred in January of 2014.

The media was allowed in to observe and take notes during the visit. 

ABC Action News reporter Erik Waxler was allowed inside the theater to observe. 

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A pool photographer shared an image of the Judge sitting in the exact seat Curtis Reeves was sitting in, in the theater in 2014. 

Everyone involved in the hearing visited the theater to decide if the "stand your ground" law would apply to Curtis Reeves, the shooter in this incident. 

The same previews that played the day of the shooting played for everyone in the theater. According to testimony, the shooting happened somewhere toward the end of the previews, after the end of the "Robo-Cop" trailer. The previews played in full for the Judge and attorneys. 

The judge leaned forward from the seat to get a better perspective of how things happened on the day of the shooting. 

After the lights came back on, she asked the attorneys questions about seating and emergency exit doors. 

The hearing will resume on Friday at 1 p.m.

The witnesses that will take the stand on Friday include Doctor Bernard Adams and a detective from the Pasco Sheriff's Office.