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  • Colorado movie gunman sentenced to 12 lifetimes and 3,318 years

    08/26/2015 12:38:37 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    Rueters ^ | Keith Coffman
    "It is the court's intention that the defendant never set foot in free society again ... If there was ever a case that warranted the maximum sentences, this is the case," Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour said. "The defendant does not deserve any sympathy." Survivors and relatives of those killed clapped and cheered as Samour then ordered deputies to remove Holmes from his courtroom, and the gunman was led away in shackles. The 27-year-old was found guilty last month of murdering 12 people and wounding 70 after donning a helmet, gas mask and body armor, then opening fire...
  • Police Identify Suspect Killed In Shooting At Antioch Theater [Nashville, TN]

    08/05/2015 8:31:30 PM PDT · by radu · 77 replies
    News Channel 5 - Nashville ^ | Aug. 5, 2015 | News Channel 5
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have confirmed the death of the suspect in an active shooter situation in Antioch at a movie theater. They released his identity Wednesday night. Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Vincente David Montano, of Nashville. Authorities said Montano was arrested in Murfreesboro in 2004 for assault and resisting arrest. Officials said Montano was known to have psychiatric issues, and he had allegedly been committed four times, twice in 2004 to TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion Mental Health Clinic in Nashville and twice in 2007 to a different facility.
  • Wife of Theater Shooter Got Protective Order

    07/24/2015 9:43:00 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 3 replies
    Newser ^ | 07/24/2015 | By Jenn Gidman
    Filing shows she moved all weapons from their marital residenceThe wife of Louisiana shooter John Russel Houser sought a protective order against him in 2008 after he "exhibited extreme erratic behavior" and "made ominous as well as disturbing statements," according to court documents cited by the AP. The filing for the order, which was at least temporarily granted, says that his wife, Kellie Maddox Houser, had "become so worried about the defendant's volatile mental state that she … removed all guns and/or weapons from their marital residence." The papers also noted John Houser had "a history of mental health issues,...
  • Theater Shooting Lafayette LA

    07/23/2015 6:37:19 PM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 48 replies
    KPEL 96.5 ^ | 7/23/15 | N/A
    Theater shooting here in Lafayette, LA tonight. Three confirmed dead so far.
  • Theater Shooter Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

    07/16/2015 3:43:21 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 28 replies
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4)– Gunman James Holmes was found guilty in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured, putting the death penalty option at the center of the courtroom. The jury began delivering their verdict at 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Holmes was found guilty in the following 24 counts for first-degree murder and first-degree murder extreme indifference in the deaths of Jonathan Blunk, Alexander J. Boik, Jesse Childress, Gordon Cowden, John Larimer, Jessica Ghawi, Matthew McQuinn, Micayla Medek, Veronica Moser-Sullivan, Alex Sullivan, Alexander Teves, Rebecca Wingo.
  • Cobb GOP Breakfast: Father of Aurora shooting victim speaks on gun control

    01/11/2013 6:32:56 PM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    mdjonline.com ^ | 6 January, 2013 | Geoff Folsom
    MARIETTA — An incoming lawmaker who has introduced several bills calling for loosening of concealed weapons laws in Georgia was told Saturday that his proposed legislation doesn’t go far enough. Carrying a .45-caliber pistol on his side, Guy Bennett said his 22-year-old son was in the Aurora, Colo., movie theater where a gunman opened fire during a July 20 showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing 12 people and injuring 58 others. Bennett’s son’s girlfriend was among those hit in the mass shooting, but survived. Bennett, speaking to a panel discussion of eight current, outgoing and future Republican state representatives...
  • UPDATE: Warner Bros Pulls Trailer Of Gangster Shooting Up Movie Theater

    07/20/2012 1:01:17 PM PDT · by Smogger · 12 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | Friday July 20, 2012 @ 9:38am PDT | NIKKI FINKE
    EXCLUSIVE … UPDATE 9:30 AM: Warner Bros is now telling me that its outside non-studio spokeswoman failed to tell me the whole and accurate story about the process that led to the studio taking down its offensive Gangster Squad trailer this morning. A Warner Bros executive now tells me how the studio was scrambling to deal with the Aurora theater shooting crisis in the pre-dawn hours of the morning. Then, at 5 AM, one of the top distribution execs remembered that Warner Bros’ Gangster Squad trailer was playing “loose” this weekend timed to the studio’s The Dark Knight Rises release...