Aurora Theater Shooting

5:33pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

'Dark Knight' Director: The Attack Is 'Devastating'

A policeman stands outside a movie theater in New York on Friday during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Mehdi Taamallah AFP/Getty Images

Director Christopher Nolan's newest film was supposed be the summer's blockbuster. Instead, after a shooting rampage that has left 12 dead, the last Batman film The Dark Knight Rises is now forever connected to one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history.

After news of the shooting, the Paris premiere of the film was cancelled and a scheduled press junket was scrapped, reported The Hollywood Reporter.

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4:08pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

What Do We Know About The Theater Shooting Suspect?

A photo of James Holmes released by the University of Colorado Denver.
University of Colorado Denver

Early this morning, at a screening of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises a gunman opened fire, striking 71 and killing 12. More details are starting to emerge about the background of suspected shooter James Holmes.

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3:54pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Colo. Shooting Suspect Was Withdrawing From School

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 4:56 pm

We ask neighbors in Aurora, Colo., what they know about the suspected movie theater shooter, James Holmes.

3:54pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

'Dark Knight' Events Canceled, Theaters Add Guards

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 4:56 pm

Workers dismantle an installation that was set up for the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises in Paris. It had been scheduled for Friday night but was canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film.
Jacques Brinon AP

In the aftermath of the mass shooting in a Colorado theater, the hoopla surrounding a blockbuster movie opening was toned down, and theaters around the country began beefing up security.

Warner Bros., the studio behind The Dark Knight Rises, canceled Friday night's red-carpet premiere in Paris. It also called off a press conference with the director and the stars.

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3:45pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Woman Who Escaped Shooting In Canada, Dies In Aurora Shooting

Originally published on Fri July 27, 2012 7:56 am

This undated family photo courtesy of KSAT television in San Antonio, Texas shows Jessica Ghawi.
AFP/Getty Images

By just minutes, Jessica Ghawi escaped a mass shooting in Toronto, last month. She chronicled the experience on her blog.

She wrote that at 6:20 p.m., she bought a burger but instead of sitting down to eat it at the Eaton Centre food court, she went outside to get some fresh air.

"The gunshots rung out at 6:23," she wrote. "Had I not gone outside, I would've been in the midst of gunfire."

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