Aurora Century 16 Theater Shooting

Aurora Century 16 Theater Shooting

During a midnight screening of the Batman film The Dark Knight Rises, James Eagan Holmes, dressed in tactical clothing, set off teargas grenades and shot into the audience with multiple firearms. Minutes later, responding police arrested Holmes outside the theater. — U.S. Dept. of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services

Date of event: July 20, 2012

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