Batman Premiere Shooting Leaves 14 Dead
Jul 20, 2012 - 3:18:50 AM
Aurora, COLORADO—As moviegoers attended a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," a 24-year-old male, dressed in black, open fired during a gun scene in the movie. Witnesses reported confusion and at first believed that it was part of the movie.
14 people are confirmed dead and at least 50 injured. The youngest victim is 6 years old. They were transported to six area hospitals for treatment.
The suspect, who is now in custody, had a rifle, hand gun, tear gas and ammunition on him when captured in the parking lot across the street. He admitted to having explosives stored at home. The police are working with the FBI to search the area for more explosives.
Stay tuned for updates.
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