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    Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    At least 14 dead, 50 injured at Batman premiere in Aurora, Colorado. These numbers are still fluid at this point. Some reports are showing a 3 month old and 6 year old among the victims

    Tear-gas apparently used. Suspect had Semi-automatic rifle, shotgun, handgun in possession as well. Explosives found in the theatre and also at the suspect's apartment.

    Appears gunman, 24 y/o James Holmes acted alone and is in custody.

    Mass Shooting at Colorado Movie Theater, 14 People Dead - ABC News

    .Edit. Numbers have been bouncing around all morning. ABC now reporting 12 people dead, 50 injured. Expect the numbers to continue to bounce around through the day.


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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Wow. smh. Thats a bad deal.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Holy Crap. That's terrible.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    What the Hell is wrong with people.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    What the Hell is wrong with people.
    Exactly. How do you go to a public place and kill that many people?! What a sick individual!



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    What the Hell is wrong with people.
    it sounds like one of those guys that can't tell where video games stop and the real world begins. It sounds like he had a lot of heavy duty equipment.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Terrible news to wake up to. Why do people do **** like this?



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    What the Hell is wrong with people.
    The very first thought that went through my mind.

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Just shocking. Can't imagine what those people were feeling when this went down


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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    the linked story mentions that the youngest victom was 6 years old. Who brings a 6 year old to a late night showing of batman?



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    After an event like this, it is natural to try to rationalize it, or to seek a cause, but this was not a rational act, so I have to remind myself not to get stuck in that loop.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Another sick soul.


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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    Just shocking. Can't imagine what those people were feeling when this went down
    Had to have been shock and delayed reaction... likely thinking at least initially the sound was part of the movie.

    The scenario was perfect for this shooter to inflict a lot of damage on a lot of people.

    Sidebar: I've seen tweets that one of the injured is a 3 month old baby. Who takes a 3 month old to a movie?


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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    First news of the day for me and I read this. Disgusted and outraged by humanity sometimes. Prayers to the victims families.



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    Re: Mass Shooting at Batman Premiere in Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCYWX View Post
    Sidebar: I've seen tweets that one of the injured is a 3 month old baby. Who takes a 3 month old to a movie?
    I've read the same thing, but I've also read that infant died. Not only your question of why someone would take a 3 month old to a movie, but a midnight showing?



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