Jul 20 2012
Movie Theater Massacre
 

Movie Theater Massacre
Aurora, CO
Theater #9
12 dead, 38 injured(this number is being updated, with some reporting as high as 50 injuries)

Suspect identified:
Gunmen is in custody.
24 year old
James Holmes
Riffle, two gun and bullet proof vest found, and a possible gas mask, swat gear. Mother lives in San Diego and is quoted, “police got the right man”

Updated: Police officers rushing to scene of hospital where victims were taken, Aurora South Hospital. Distraught family member.

The theater and scene of the crime is very close the Columbine high School Massacre

Many victims taken to various area hospitals

The age of the victims ranges from very young. 3 months to 45 year old

This was the premiere showing of the “The Dark Knight Rises”

KUSA reported that some hospitalized victims were being treated for chemical exposure, related apparently to canister thrown by gunman.

Sometime before 12:30 a.m., police received reports of gunshots at the Century 16 Movie Theaters at the Aurora Town Center.

Video:

Read more: 12 killed, 50 wounded at Aurora movie theater – The Denver

Century Cinema
14300 East Alameda Avenue, Aurora, CO
(303) 363-0300 ‎ · cinemark.com


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Now will people be afraid to go to theaters? It seems like they will be a little nervous about entering.

 

COLORADO Shootings: Sources involved in the investigation tell CNN suspect in custody is James Holmes, born Dec 13, 1987

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