A tragic news was reported today from aurora, Colorado a lone gunman identified as James Holmes wore a gas mask and began shooting people inside a movie theater killing at 12 and injuring at least 50 people. He was arrested at the parking lot.
24-year-old James Eagan Holmes was born on December 13, 1987 James Eagan Holmes born on December 13, 1987 in San Diego, Cali, He graduated in 2006 from Westview High School, then in 2010 received an undergraduate degree from the University of California, PhD student in neuroscience at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. At the time of the shootings his address is in North Aurora aprox. 5 miles north from the theater, he has no criminal records.
On July 20, 2012 at approximately 1:10 a.m James left his car park in the parking lot at the Century 16 in the Town Center at Aurora shopping center wearing a bullet proof vest and a gas mask.
He entered the cinema thru the exit door of Theater 9 during the premiere of Batman the Dark Knight Rises, threw gas cans and began to shoot people. He shot 12 people, some were at the next theater #8, where the bullets penetrated the walls.
Ten of the twelve people shot died at the theater while two more died at the hospital, 53 people are being treated at local hospitals, including a 6-year-old boy. James Holmes was found at the parking lot, standing next to his car, with the two fire arms on him, plus two more were found on his car, the weapons included a AK type rifle and semi-automatic handguns (a Remington 870 shotgun, a .40-caliber Glock handgun and a hunting knife), he didn’t resist arrest, and even told police about explosives at his apartment.
News reported that a unidentified woman, believed to be James Holmes mother said police has not contacted her just yet, but did said they got the right person responsible for this massacre.
List Of Victims at the Aurora Theater
Matt McQuinn, 27.
Alexander C. Teves, 24.
Jessica Ghawi, 24.
John Thomas Larimer, 27.
Jonathan Blunk, 26.
Alexander Jonathan Boik, 18.
Jesse E. Childress, 29.
Jonathan Blunk, 29.
Micayla Medek, 23.
Rebecca Wingo, 32.
Gordon Cowden, 51.
Veronica Moser Sullivan, 6
Holmes will be arraigned at 8:30 a.m. MST at the Arapahoe County Courthouse, he faces 71 charges, one for each person shot.