Contact Us

BREAKING: Aurora Theater Shooting Kills 12, Injures 50

Aurora Shooting
Thomas Cooper, Getty Images

Details continue to emerge from Aurora this morning, following a shooting at at a mall movie theater around 1 a.m. during a showing of ‘Batman: Dark Knight Rises.’ Police said 12 people were killed and another 50 injured.

More than 250 responded to the theater, where one person, recently identified as 24-year-old James Holmes, was taken into custody.
At least eight people were shot and others were injured by scrap metal pepper bomb, the mortician said. Aurora Police said 10 people died inside the theater and two were killed outside.

Holmes was arrested in the movie theater parking lot, police said. Police said Holmes was found with two weapons in his possession, a rifle and a handgun. Police said they recovered a third weapon, but they did not say where that weapon was found or what it was.

Authorities said the suspect alluded to bombs at his house. Police are at that apartment in North Aurora and have evacuated the building. Investigators did not release the location of the apartment.

Upon learning about the incident, President Obama said he was “shocked and saddened.”

[ABC7NewsDenver.com]

Best of K99

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k99.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for K99 Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive K99 Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.