Gunman Kills 12 at Aurora, CO Theater
Written By: William Finnigan | Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012
The showing of the new Batman movie in Aurora, CO was the scene of a horrendous and bizarre tragedy. A young, astute Ph.D. candidate, entered the Century Theater soon after midnight, armed to the "teeth" and committed the unthinkable. One witness said that the man dressed in black "threw a canister across the theater," unleashing a noxious gas, "then started shooting." The killer began firing at the same time that a shootout was unfolding on the screen. Some thought it was all part of the show; but pandemonium broke out, leaving 12 people dead and some 50 wounded.
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