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Hospital: At least 20 shot at Colorado movie theater [10-12 reportedly dead]
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Posted on 07/20/2012 4:01:58 AM PDT by Liberty Valance

Police in Aurora, Colorado, say they've responded to an early Friday shooting at an Aurora movie theater. A hospital says it's received 20 patients relating to the shooting. Jacque Montgomery, a spokeswoman for the University of Colorado Hospital, said all the patients are suffering from gunshot wounds. Injuries range from minor to critical. KUSA: Shooting at Aurora movie theater CNN affiliates in the area report that multiple people have been shot.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: aurorashooting; batman; jamesholmes; notbreakingnews; ramadan; shooting
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To: Liberty Valance
Dang ... still too early to tell what is taking place?

Prayers up for all the victims and responders.

51 posted on 07/20/2012 5:49:29 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: EggsAckley

I’m impressed. You caught that. Well done.


52 posted on 07/20/2012 5:51:33 AM PDT by stilloftyhenight
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To: Coldwater Creek

How would you know this?


53 posted on 07/20/2012 5:53:16 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Liberty Valance

Sickening news to wake up to. Prayers for those affected by this horrible, evil attack. Swift and certain justice for the cretin who did this.

I’m not even going to get into the politics of the shooter/movie/etc. - this is just plain heinous.


54 posted on 07/20/2012 5:54:44 AM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Plus add, with members of gangs from Mexico/Central America, as part of the illegals coming into this country. Truly as you have said, we are living in scary times.


55 posted on 07/20/2012 5:56:52 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: no-to-illegals

ABC reporting 24 year old white male.


56 posted on 07/20/2012 6:00:54 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Liberty Valance

According to local channel 9, one 3-month old child being treated at hospital for gunshot wounds, also some people being treated for chemical exposure.


57 posted on 07/20/2012 6:01:56 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: wolfman23601

Seroquel, Depakote. People with mental illnesses who should be hospitalized are now forced back into society. Between their illness and the drugs, they snap.


58 posted on 07/20/2012 6:03:00 AM PDT by Belle22
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To: muawiyah

Wouldn’t it be something if the shooter was armed wth fast and furious guns.


59 posted on 07/20/2012 6:03:14 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Biggirl; muawiyah
You leave in CO by any chance?

I think I'd be 'leave-in' after this.
60 posted on 07/20/2012 6:04:00 AM PDT by mkjessup (Romney is to conservatism what Helen Thomas is to a high fashion model walkway.)
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To: luvbach1
Police on scene when it happened and still 14 killed? Did they stay out of the theater until the all-clear sign?

I'm going to cut them some slack and consider that it took them a couple minutes to realize what was going on and respond. A lot can happen in a couple minutes with a gun, a crowded theater, and chaos.

I don't know much about hiow fast someone can shoot whatever kind of gun he was using, but if it took the LE even one minute to respond, I wouldn't rule out the possibility of several deaths and injuries.

But I'm sure if you had been there, it would have ended differently, wouldn't it?

61 posted on 07/20/2012 6:05:31 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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Two backpacks are being checked according to scanner in a vehicle near theater. Contents unknown.
62 posted on 07/20/2012 6:05:39 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Post suggests some things. Sophistication and extreme planning.


63 posted on 07/20/2012 6:07:57 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

By that we know that he wasn’t White. He was either Amish or ROP.


64 posted on 07/20/2012 6:08:25 AM PDT by sport
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To: Yorlik803

This is beyond your typical deranged guy. He planned this for a long time.

God be with those victums.


65 posted on 07/20/2012 6:11:03 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: sport

ABC reporting 24 year old white male as perp. Very early, and the report could be wrong, or other reasons?


66 posted on 07/20/2012 6:12:22 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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Calling for 30 ft. platform to be placed in the area.


67 posted on 07/20/2012 6:13:58 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: metmom
>i>But I'm sure if you had been there, it would have ended differently, wouldn't it?

Your sarcasm noted. No, it would not have ended differently for I am not a policeman.

68 posted on 07/20/2012 6:15:07 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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There appears to be active devices in the area. Multiple devices. Worries of triggering devices.


69 posted on 07/20/2012 6:16:12 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: redgolum

Actually, I am REALLY surprised this is the first time this has happened. People are sitting in the dark and totally vulnerable in these theaters with a small exit area.

Like I needed one more reason not to go to the movies ...

Anti-gun crowd going nutso now on this one.


70 posted on 07/20/2012 6:17:25 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: All

Just saw this, WARNING: GRAPHIC.

http://www.540wfla.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104668&article=10283420

Drudge is now covering this.


71 posted on 07/20/2012 6:20:26 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: exit82

We need to ban Batman movies.


72 posted on 07/20/2012 6:24:40 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: LibsRJerks

The movie houses channel popcorn smoke deliberately into the theaters to create more desire to buy it.

The shooters probably had inside access, like being an employee.

I’m surprised to not hear of anyone else who was carrying. I think I will start carrying when I go to the movies. With a tactical light.


73 posted on 07/20/2012 6:24:40 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Going mobile, posts will be brief. No spellcheck for the grammar nazis.)
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To: luvbach1

Cops in the lobby of a large theater, for crowd control on opening night. So stand up in theater 8 with an AR-15 and light up the crowd. Going thru 3 mags before the cops even know its started would be easy.
Likely the first they would know is when people come screaming and running,,, from something that was largely over.


74 posted on 07/20/2012 6:25:40 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Liberty Valance

Around the net the gun-grabber *$$w*pes are already trying to take advantage. We need to be prepared to go on the offensive.


75 posted on 07/20/2012 6:25:46 AM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Windcatcher

This really stinks of an Obama operation to gain support nationally to remove the guns from everyone, like in Australia.

HELL NO!

We ALL need to be armed, like using the model from Israel.


76 posted on 07/20/2012 6:29:40 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Going mobile, posts will be brief. No spellcheck for the grammar nazis.)
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To: mkjessup; Biggirl; muawiyah

Around 1995, our son-in-law moved his family -our daughter, and our first grandkids, 6 and 4, from Ventura County, CA, to Littleton CO., because the dad (divorced our daughter 1997), wanted to move his boys away from the encroaching gang element creeping in from L.A.

Then they had Colombine, where our grandsons were in a lock-down at a nearby enough school, ‘copters overhead, police cars screaming by, nobody sure what’s happening.

Then a cousin of another son-in-law was murdered in her Littleton, CO gift store - I’ve shopped there - murder not solved from about 5 years ago.

There’s been mayhem around these boys in ‘safer’ CO since they moved there, while Ventura County is fairly quiet for now, thank you - - -


77 posted on 07/20/2012 6:30:06 AM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: Eye of Unk
need to be armed, model from Israel

agreement.

78 posted on 07/20/2012 6:34:32 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Shady
"Is this the next level of 2nd Amendment scourge? "

Fast and Furious 2

79 posted on 07/20/2012 6:37:03 AM PDT by evad (It's a tax, it's a tax, it's a tax, It's a tax, it's a tax, it's a tax)
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To: All

wait, I thought movie theaters were “gun free zones”... how can this happen? they need to make more laws to make sure law breakers can’t get guns... oh wait..


80 posted on 07/20/2012 6:37:23 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: Liberty Valance

There’s something a little weird about the killed/wounded ratio: in any large-scale gun violence it’s usually about 1:4, not 1:1.4 as here. Could there be some factor in play that hasn’t been reported yet?


81 posted on 07/20/2012 6:37:32 AM PDT by Grut
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Who the hell takes a 3 month old to a midnight premier?


82 posted on 07/20/2012 6:38:07 AM PDT by okkev68
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To: Grut

What a tragedy. Prayers to all involved. What is wrong with people?

MSM will be connecting this with Bane/Bain/Romney within the hour, that’s my prediction.


83 posted on 07/20/2012 6:39:41 AM PDT by swpa_mom
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To: Safetgiver

No.... I see the TSA setting up in movie Theaters and Malls now.


84 posted on 07/20/2012 6:40:42 AM PDT by Musketeer
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To: Grut
you are on target ... much is not being reported (imho).
85 posted on 07/20/2012 6:40:50 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Biggirl

I’m 71 yo. I have studied criminal profiles for years.


86 posted on 07/20/2012 6:41:14 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Liberty Valance

posted @ 6:54 a.m. CT

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KUSA live video feed:

http://www.9news.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=65071045001

CBSDenver live video feed:

http://denver.cbslocal.com/live-video/


87 posted on 07/20/2012 6:41:22 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Jonty30
This is not showing up at the Channel 9 website, but...

The captured shooter has been identified as Mohammad Alam, an Iranian immigrant. The identity of the other shooter is still unknown, Oates states. (KUSA-TV © 2012 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t6mSSI3vxM

88 posted on 07/20/2012 6:42:39 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: evad

It could possibly be connected with the socialists attempt to create a terrible shooting event that would make enough of an outrage to confiscate guns all across America.

Well even if a tour bus rolled into Disneyworld with a Dillon minigun and slautered several thousand children I still doubt America will give up its guns, no we will buy more.


89 posted on 07/20/2012 6:43:31 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Going mobile, posts will be brief. No spellcheck for the grammar nazis.)
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To: okkev68
"Who the hell takes a 3 month old to a midnight premier"?

That was my thought too -- who takes babies and toddlers to a MIDNIGHT movie????

Also, Thursday evening was the start of Ramadan.

Beyond the obvious tragedy, this is very, very strange.

90 posted on 07/20/2012 6:43:40 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: evad

It could possibly be connected with the socialists attempt to create a terrible shooting event that would make enough of an outrage to confiscate guns all across America.

Well even if a tour bus rolled into Disneyworld with a Dillon minigun and slautered several thousand children I still doubt America will give up its guns, no we will buy more.


91 posted on 07/20/2012 6:44:01 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Going mobile, posts will be brief. No spellcheck for the grammar nazis.)
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To: Sooth2222

You people...who gives a shit? I guess those dumb parents should’ve anticipated a mass murder, right?


92 posted on 07/20/2012 6:45:27 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: okkev68

Welcome to the new America.

Anyway, the baby probably still doesn’t sleep through the night. So why not go to the movies so everyone can enjoy the baby!

//sarcasm.


93 posted on 07/20/2012 6:46:13 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: exit82

According to this web site, Ramadan starts July 20, 2012: http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/ramadan-begins


94 posted on 07/20/2012 6:47:30 AM PDT by Puzzleman ("Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government. " -- Edmund Burke)
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To: Puzzleman

Shooter identified as Mohammed Alam, an Iranian immigrant.


95 posted on 07/20/2012 6:48:31 AM PDT by livius
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To: LibsRJerks
Yes, but it hints at more than your typical shooter.

What is in Aurora? Anything military, finance, or such?

In others words, is this just another “isolated event?”

96 posted on 07/20/2012 6:50:25 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: livius

Cite source


97 posted on 07/20/2012 6:50:25 AM PDT by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years.)
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To: KC Burke

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t6mSSI3vxM&feature=player_embedded


98 posted on 07/20/2012 6:51:31 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: wolfman23601

agree.. this has loner white-kid pissed off at society written all over it.


99 posted on 07/20/2012 6:53:11 AM PDT by eak3
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To: All

So why doesn’t Colorado recognise either my Minnesota or Utah Concealed Carry Permit? It makes me plan to go elsewhere for vacations. I wonder if there were any CCW holders there that night. I’ll be not.

The result is a turkey shoot. So sad. My prayers go out to all of the victims and their families.


100 posted on 07/20/2012 6:54:28 AM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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