Aurora Theater Shooting

2:31pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

A Litany Of Victims: Dispatch Tapes Reveal Chaos, Bloodshed Of Mass Shooting

Originally published on Sat July 21, 2012 7:45 am

Calls to police started coming in at about 12:30 a.m. from a theater in Aurora, Colo., showing "The Dark Knight Rises."
Karl Gehring The Denver Post via AP

It's hard to listen to the 16-minutes of audio coming from the Aurora Police dispatch. It begins with the first reports of a shooting at a movie complex.

At about two minutes into the recording, you hear reports that "someone is spraying gas." Then as police begin arriving at the scene, they start asking dispatch to send more officers, to send more ambulances.

"I got people running out of the theater that are shot," one officer says.

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1:16pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

From Our Readers: Colorado Massacre Stir Emotions

Two-Way readers were immediately struck by a sense that the victims of the Aurora, Colo., shooting could have been anyone, as well as shock that something as simple and fun as going to a movie could turn violent without warning:

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1:10pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Red Cross Deploys Mental Health Workers In Response To Colorado Shooting

A screen capture from the Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross Facebook page.
Red Cross Facebook/Red Cross

The Red Cross has deployed mental health workers in response to the shooting this morning at the Century 16 theaters in Aurora.  

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Fri July 20, 2012

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Fri July 20, 2012

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