12 Dead and 50 Wounded After Gunman Opens Fire During a Showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” [VIDEO]
James Holmes threw tear gas and opened fire in a theater in Aurora, Colorado last night during a midnight screening of the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing 14 and injuring 50.
Police say that witnesses reported that before the gunman started firing he released what appeared to be a canister emitting some form of gas.
10 were killed in the theater and two others died in the hospital due to injuries. The initial report was that 14 had been killed, but after further investigation only 12 have died at this time.
Injuries were also experienced in another theater due to bullets piercing walls. A report states that the youngest victim of the mass shooting was a 3 month old child.
The police took the suspect into custody in the parking lot of the movie theater.
The following is a cell phone video that was taken at the theater, the video does contain curse words.