14 reported dead, 20 injured in shooting at Dark Night Rises showing.

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    Several people were just killed in a shooting during a midnight screening of Dark Night Rises. Police are still apparently responding.


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    Not appropriate dude.
     
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    I was watching the coverage on 9-News Denver just now, a fucking PRANK CALLER pretending to be a Police Chief called in and got on air, mentioned Howard Stern, I can't fucking believe some people.

    edit: at the time of that prank call, 9-News upped the death count to 15, now it's back down to 14 so I'm assuming the prank caller reported a fake death.

    edit: police are saying they are confident it was a lone gunman.

    edit: confirmed that a 3 month old child is being treated who was injured in the incident.

    edit: for whatever it's worth, I heard on the news someone say the shooter is 24 years old, I don't know if that's confirmed.

    edit: multiple sources confirmations vary, but KNUS (radio) reduced the counts to 12 injured and 38 injured which seems to be more of a consensus.

    edit: Aurora police say 14 dead.

    Witness says the shooter kicked in the door, threw gas canisters, and waited calmly for them to go off before shooting. 3 weapons total found.

    The name of the shooter is James Holmes.

    edit: Police said he was not resisting arrest, but is currently not cooperating with investigators. They are entering his apartment through the window, I'm guessing because they are worried for a boobie-trap which is understandable considering the massive damage he caused on his own.

    edit: (changed) KNUS confirming TWELVE dead

    EDIT: THE 3 MONTH OLD WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE HOSPITAL. I would imagine the child is ok, that's all I just heard.
     
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    I liked this and swiftly realised I am going to hell.

    I don't get the point of this though, is it just an attempt to cause terror? I'll wait for the investigation to be over to see what the statement will be.
     
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    who does this guy think he is the joker shooting people and planting bombs? there's some sick fucks in this world.
     
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    Why do I get the sick feeling he was pretending to be James Gordon?
    What's next, someone impersonating a district attorney like Harvey Dent?

    No, really, this is kinda odd. The prank caller, the style of shooting and bomb placement, like someone is deliberately staging all this awful shit.
     
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    maybe the joker is REAL? it's creepy cos it's actually sounds like something he would do.
     
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    It's a damn shame that a total waste of life felt like they had to do this to people who just wanted to watch a film and have a good time.
     
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    I've heard of many senseless attacks on business, the public and schools, but never anything like an attack on a place of entertainment.

    I wouldn't call the Lincoln assassination an attack on entertainment, that location was incidental and not a senseless attack.
     
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    Newer sources saying 16 dead, suspect in custody.
     
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    Whoever this wanker turns out to be. He should be hung, drawn and quartered and his name forgotten for the rest of time.
    Erase this looser.
     
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    Just heard that some children in the theatre were shot too.
     
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    Stadiums have long been "terrorist targets" and have occasionally suffered politically motivated attacks. At present, though, this one doesn't seem to be politically driven. It "just" seems to be a mass murder.
     
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    A confirmed bombing :( plus teargas, some fucked up people in the world man.
     
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    9-news still saying 14.
     
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    My condolences to the families.

    Shooting children is not cool man. I hope the gunman gets more than what he deserves.
     
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    Let's hope they make an example of him, and I would prefer life sentence instead of death sentence.
    I'm going to watch a the new Batman film pretty soon too, it'll be only out for 3 days at that moment, so it's kind of a similar situation where this happened.
     
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    the journals are saiyng that 50 people injured and 14 dead
     
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    Unfortunately, if the guy's a freaking psycho, he may wind up like the perpetrator of the Tucson shooting in January 2011. (The one which injured a congresswoman -- Gabrielle Giffords -- and President Obama visited Tucson expressly to make a special (memorial) address to the press about it)
    http://en.wikipedia....ed_Lee_Loughner
    http://en.wikipedia....Tucson_shooting

    I was living 4 miles away from that shooting when it happened. One of the murder victims was a 9-year old girl. His court process is especially messed up because he succeeded in killing a Judge though.
     
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    At least the killer didn't kill himself and take the easy way out.
     

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