Skip to comments.20 Hurt in Colo. Shooting at Dark Knight Movie
Posted on 07/20/2012 3:29:02 AM PDT by prisoner6
BOMB SQUAD ON THE SCENE IN AURORA
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
A least 20 people were injured early this morning in a shooting and a possible explosion at a movie theater in Colorado, NBC is reporting. The violence occurred at a Century 16 theater in an Aurora mall following a midnight showing of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises.
One suspect is in custody, and a police bomb squad is on the scene. Three local hospitals were alerted to prepare for a "mass casualty" incident involving at least 20 injured.
Three victims are reportedly in critical condition. The town has been hit with a spate of violence recently. Two people were shot dead in unrelated incidents over the weekend, according to the Denver Post.
There are at least 5 threads on this story going now. Hope the admins try to keep everything on one thread so it will be easier to follow the Freeper commentary.
Fox indicating maybe only one shooter no evidence of 2nd we will see.
Gunman in custody.
Fox now reporting NO evidence of a second shooter? How did shots get fired in two separate theaters?
Dead, now at 14.
It was a Michigan drivers license but the street address listed was for some casino in Louisiana. I wouldn’t assume the bombing in Bulgaria was done by an American.
Yep, police radio reported shots fired in “Theater 8 & Theater 9”.
One witness on YouTube Was in the next theater over, and said people were shot through the walls in his theater.
Police chief audio news conf on cnn not on fox.
No evidence of a 2nd gunman. Some sort of smoke bomb went off. Suspect has only said something about explosives at his apartment which has been evacuated.
No, but there are certainly a lot of American ties with the muslim terrorist crowed. Code Pink comes to mind. I can see the OWS/anarchist crowd working with the muzzies.
(They show up at the same time dressed the same way EVERY morning.)
When it comes to breaking news Fox still can’t match CNN.
14 dead now, 10 in theater, 4 at hospital. 50 wounded. No evidence of 2nd shooter. One shooter w rifle and handgun. Fox failed to carry the news conference live.
Yes I understand that and with serious news to report they look like bimbos.
Are you kidding? The OWS was was the project of professional organizers from former ACORN group.
Someone said an AR-15 was used?!
Shooter used tear gas and armed with an AR15 according to a witness. May have gone to an adjoining theater.
Anything is possible. It is also the start of Ramadan. Ramadan begins with the sighting of the new moon in the night sky - possibly while this was breaking out.
But the Batman movies also seem to trigger those crazed, occultist types. Do you remember when Keith Ledger died, after his Batman role, on the day of his funeral a nutter went off in Europe (Belgium?). He stabbed infants in a nursery. His name, Gelder, was an analgram of Ledger.
I wonder if the shooter was carrying multiple Michigan drivers licenses?
I wonder if the theater had a “No Firearms Allowed” sign. One armed citizen could have stopped this a lot sooner.
Look at what the man is saying and doing now so close to the election. He wont wait until after the election. I have a hunch he thinks he may lose so he's pushing the rest of his agenda through now just in case.
Was your son at the same theater in Colorado? Your profile says you are in California.
I’m fairly certain they know they’re going to lose. So, hang on for a bumpy ride.
The longer it drags on without us knowing something about the attacker, the more we can be sure it is someone that they hate to admit did it,,ie, a moslem on the first day of Ramadan, an angry OWS type, etc.
If it’s the typical suburban snot like the Columbine kids, we’ll know very quickly.
>>One witness on YouTube Was in the next theater over, and said people were shot through the walls in his theater.
Likely the reason people thought there were two shooters, if indeed there was only one.
You’d think Drudge would have someone watching things overnight. He has absolutely no mention of this.
Drudge has literally ZERO overnight staff. Like Fox News they basically shut the lights off at 11 pm EST and come back around 5 am. I suspect Drudge will have something up in about 5 or 10 mins.
I hate to say it but Drudge has gone soft.
With a siren.
To show how he's actually the one covering all of this first, you see.
Possible report that suspect is 20 something Indian male from Aurora.
"Jay Silverheels" Indian, or "Bollywood" Indian...?
such sad news at the beginning of a long day, my dumbass liberal friends on facebook are already slanting towards “guns don’t kill people” responses and saying now’s the time to abolish license to carry...watch this story turn political very soon
Yeah, i don’t follow drudge, but i generally assumed they were a 24/7 operation. Interesting.
Live Local News here
Doesn’t’ specify. But it seems when the call came in the police were told to look for an Indian male.
Is he still a one man band? Same if he is, he needs a staff 24/7.
BTW listening live to Aurora PD on the web....
Sounds like the sprinklers went off in the theater...
Well, this will certainly knock some recent political topics out of the headlines.
And no matter what happens, it will turn out badly for us. If it was a left wing nut, then we need more gun laws and Obama becomes the national healer. If it is a right wing nut, then Rush is to blame, we need more gun laws and Obama becomes the national healer.
Sometimes - but with the Virginia Tech shooting, it took ages for them to own up to it - that it was a Korean American.
“14 dead, at least 50 injured.”
Good summary at the link...”fog of war” is starting to clear...reported “explosive device” was tear gas canister(s)?, one gunman?
Virginia Tech shooting - Yup, it was a Korean American using democrat talking points in the youtube video he’d made before the shooting. (actually he may have been Korean 100%. I forgot his actual status)
“If it was a left wing nut, then we need more gun laws and Obama becomes the national healer. If it is a right wing nut, then Rush is to blame, we need more gun laws and Obama becomes the national healer.”
One minor correction. The leftist, athiest, dope-smoking nut who shot Giffords was magically transformed into a right-wing follower of Sarah Palin.
Thats exactly my point, if it’s a foreigner, they are very slow to report that fact.
Dressed in black and looking like body armor might not be unusual at a Batman premiere.
We won’t find out the identity of the killer until the Shamwow administration creates a fabricated Facebook page filled with links to Rush, Beck, Palin, Going Galt, NRA, TEA party, etc... they should have it finished shortly.