Batman movie being shown in three of the theaters in the multiplex simultaneously.
Incident occurred in theater No. 9.
Incident started during an action sequence.
Three weapons involved, one possibly stashed beforehand by gunman. Pistol, long gun, and one other weapon.
Some type of gas released, then gunman with a gas mask and body armor opened fire, from front of theater. People were choking on gas, pandemonium as people were realizing what was really happening.
Police were on scene to provide crowd control becasue of heavy crowds for midnight showing of Batman movie at Century 15 theaters in Aurora, CO.
Police took down suspect at his vehicle. Suspect is 24 years old, from north Aurora. Car has Tenn. license plates.
Suspect said he had an incendiary device in his car—that was recovered. His apartment now being searched and people nearby evacuated for their safety.
14 dead, 50 injured/wounded.
Three meedical centers involved in treating victims, foremost being Swedish Medical Center in Aurora.
BTW—Ramadan starts July 20—TODAY—in the MidEast—tomorrow, July 21st in North America.
I hope the Amish are not involved.
Police on scene when it happened and still 14 killed? Did they stay out of the theater until the all-clear sign?
We need to ban Batman movies.