Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Theater Shooting: Friday Live Blog

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Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Real-Life Horror: Many Killed, Dozens Wounded At Colorado Movie Theater

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 11:17 pm

Two women mourn near the Century 16 theater in Aurora, Colo., where a gunman opened fire during the opening of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises.
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A midnight screening of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises turned into a horribly real scene of death and destruction in Aurora, Colo., early Friday when a gunman opened fire on the audience killing 12.

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Fri July 20, 2012
Around the Nation

14 Dead In Auro, Colo., Theater Shooting

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 12:42 pm



And we're gonna return now to the breaking news this morning. Fourteen people are dead after a shooting at a movie theater in a suburb of Denver. There were several dozen more hurt. The shooting occurred during a showing of the latest Batman move, "The Dark Night Rises." We're gonna now to Ben Markus, who's with Colorado Public Radio, and he is on the scene in Aurora. Good morning.

BEN MARKUS, BYLINE: Good morning, Renee.

MONTAGNE: So bring us up to date on what we know happened, please.

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