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Batman US cinema shooting: Fourteen dead in Denver (at start of Ramadan)
BBC ^ | 7/20/12 | BBC

Posted on 07/20/2012 5:26:42 AM PDT by jimbo123

At least 14 people have been killed in a shooting at a Batman film premiere in the US city of Denver, police say.

About 50 people have been injured in the incident at the cinema complex in the suburb of Aurora.

Witnesses say a gunman wearing a gas mask opened fire during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises.

A man was arrested in a car park nearby in possession of a rifle and hand-gun. He told police that explosives were stored at his home.

Police chief Dan Oates told reporters that an apartment block in the north of Aurora had been evacuated as a consequence of that information.

More weapons may have been left in the cinema, he said.

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'No terrorism link'

The FBI, which is working with the police, say there is no terrorism link so far in their investigations, ABC reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aurorashooting; banglist; iranianshooter; jamesholmes; jamesholmesdob; ramadan; ramadan2012; ramadanmassacre
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1 posted on 07/20/2012 5:26:53 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

WTF, How long ago did this happen and no information by the Law enforcement on the suspect.


2 posted on 07/20/2012 5:35:36 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: jimbo123

Too early to make any assessments on terrorist attack or gang related. Truth be told it was a Dark Night.


3 posted on 07/20/2012 5:36:21 AM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: jimbo123

Too early to make any assessments on terrorist attack or gang related. Truth be told it was a Dark Night.


4 posted on 07/20/2012 5:36:21 AM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: jimbo123

Figures I have to come to FR and get a report from a British source about what has happened in the town I live. Oddly enough, I did hear gunshots about 9:30 p.m. Thursday night, but we are not near the movie theater. After the shots, my neighbor and I talked on our back porches about how we need to move out of Aurora.


5 posted on 07/20/2012 5:37:05 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Are you near the theater? Have you heard where he lived and do you know the apartments?


6 posted on 07/20/2012 5:39:26 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth, Sadly Not the Presidency It Seems)
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To: scooby321

Indian Male Suspect in Shooting Rampage at Dark Knight Rises

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/365162/20120720/aurora-dark-knight-rises-batman-colorado-denver.htm


7 posted on 07/20/2012 5:40:00 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

So not helpful. India-Indian or American-Indian? If it fits the narrative, I’m sure NBC will try to make him a white Indian like George Zimmerman was magically transformed into a white hispanic.


8 posted on 07/20/2012 5:43:26 AM PDT by FateAmenableToChange
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To: jimbo123

Need to clarify. Your post was very helpful. The news reporter’s lack of specificity was so not helpful.


9 posted on 07/20/2012 5:45:07 AM PDT by FateAmenableToChange
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To: FateAmenableToChange

Muslim Indian I would wager. Or a Pakistani.


10 posted on 07/20/2012 5:45:18 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Indian as in curry or indian as in Tonto?


11 posted on 07/20/2012 5:45:57 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: Sybeck1

We are about two miles away from that theater and these shots were close. It was the same kind of shots I heard in the early morning hours following Independence Day. What was the name of the apartment complex? I missed that in the story.


12 posted on 07/20/2012 5:46:38 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Sorry do not know


13 posted on 07/20/2012 5:49:52 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth, Sadly Not the Presidency It Seems)
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To: FateAmenableToChange

Doubt it’s “American Indian” bc that term is way out of fashion. Now, they’re called “Native American.”


14 posted on 07/20/2012 5:50:04 AM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Fast & Furious: Proof the Government should not have access to guns)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

I often hear the obtuse: “Native American Indian.”


15 posted on 07/20/2012 5:52:56 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: jimbo123

I have no idea whether this murderer was homegrown or foreign, but as I have said in the past on FR, they are letting in a lot of third worlders into the U.S. (the majority being illegals), but many from all over the world and a noticeable portion of them are coming to North Aurora. I’m seeing more and more Muslims in the mix too.


16 posted on 07/20/2012 5:53:53 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Sybeck1

I misunderstood your post. You were asking me if I heard the name of the complex. Sorry.


17 posted on 07/20/2012 5:55:04 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

But the report is from a British source. In the UK, an Indian (from India) would probably be called an “Asian”.

They have very few American Indians in the UK, so they don’t have to worry about offending them, but they have boatloads of Muslims, and when you offend Muslims, people die.


18 posted on 07/20/2012 5:55:48 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: jimbo123

Remember the Zazis (son and dad) were living in Aurora too:

Mohammed Zazi of Aurora gets prison in terrorism-plot coverup
http://www.denverpost.com/nationworld/ci_19940942


19 posted on 07/20/2012 5:57:46 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: jimbo123
Indian Male Suspect in Shooting Rampage at Dark Knight Rises

Dot or feather?

20 posted on 07/20/2012 5:58:40 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (not voting for the lesser of two evils)
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To: jimbo123
Video of Theatre after shooting
21 posted on 07/20/2012 5:59:12 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: jimbo123

“Dot” or “Feather” type of Indian?


22 posted on 07/20/2012 6:00:38 AM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: jimbo123

On the news they are reporting him as a sole gunman, white male. 24 years old. In custody. This is quite at odds with the article you linked.


23 posted on 07/20/2012 6:04:15 AM PDT by Malsua
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To: jimbo123
Local media report that two gunmen went on the rampage, both wearing gas masks. One of the gunmen is now in custody, and police are searching for the other.

Just logged on and learned of this. That link talks of two gunmen.

24 posted on 07/20/2012 6:06:04 AM PDT by Will88
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To: jimbo123

Oh, here we go.. the FBI “assuring” us there`s “no terrorism link.”

Sounds to me like they`re setting the table for a very reluctant announcement of the shooter`s name, which will give away the ethnicity.


25 posted on 07/20/2012 6:06:15 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: beaversmom

Plotter Najibullah Zazi of Aurora, Colorado, testifies against co-defendant

http://www.denverpost.com/nationworld/ci_20418949/plotter-najibullah-zazi-aurora-colorado-testifies-against-co


26 posted on 07/20/2012 6:06:50 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Malsua

The area where the theater is is also a big gang area. I would think gang activity before terrorism in that part of town. Of course it is too early to determine much of anything


27 posted on 07/20/2012 6:06:57 AM PDT by Mom MD (T he country needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask)
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To: Will88

Eyewitnesses on local channel 9 being interviewed now, still saying two different people threw tear gas canisters, one from the front of the theater and one from the rear


28 posted on 07/20/2012 6:08:30 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: mazda77

7/11 or casino?


29 posted on 07/20/2012 6:09:13 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Eyewitness: “He wasn’t alone”


30 posted on 07/20/2012 6:09:55 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: ScottinVA

Shooter’s car had Tenn. tags:

Related to:

Tenn. mosque not ready to open for Ramadan’s start

http://www.themorningsun.com/article/20120719/NEWS04/120719651/bc-us-tennessee-mosque-2nd-ld-writethru-536tenn-mosque-not-ready-to-open-for-ramadan-s-startap-photo-ny118-reldate(2012-07-19t20-04-33


31 posted on 07/20/2012 6:11:49 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

No terrorism involved, Obomba will say this was simply workplace violence.


32 posted on 07/20/2012 6:12:16 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: jimbo123
Their “no terrorism” statement almost confirms a muslim shooter... and even if he wasn't a muslim... he was a terrorist and that is a fact by the very definition. Trust no government official or statement... I have seen no truth for the last 20 years.

LLS

33 posted on 07/20/2012 6:13:13 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Was his TSA handler with him?


34 posted on 07/20/2012 6:13:20 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: jimbo123

Today is the start of ramadan. Wouldnt be surprised if it was a muzzie terrorist


35 posted on 07/20/2012 6:14:49 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: Mom MD

That’s why I don’t go to the “Aurora Mall” even with the refurbishments and the name change.


36 posted on 07/20/2012 6:15:46 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: jimbo123
The Brits call Pakistanis “INDIANS” so this is almost assuredly a Pakistani male... thus the “no terrorism” statement to protect another of obama’s brethren.

LLS

37 posted on 07/20/2012 6:16:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Will88
ABC News blotter (live blog) states 14 dead with up to 50 wounded as well as the following:
"We have no evidence of a second gunman but obviously we are concerned about that.

"Police found the gunman out the back of the cinemas in possession of a gas mask and a rifle and a hand gun.

"There was another weapon in the theatre."

Perhaps this is why there is some confusion about the number of shooters.

38 posted on 07/20/2012 6:16:41 AM PDT by wtd
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Looks like they road-tripped from Tennessee (Murfreesboro?) to attack infidels in Aurora, Colo, the home of the Zazi terrorist family.


39 posted on 07/20/2012 6:17:03 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

My heart breaks for those killed and injured, and their families....prayers to Colorado.

That said, how long before some libtard commentator blames Rush for this?


40 posted on 07/20/2012 6:18:12 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: wtd
Just watched local channel 9 interview 2 eyewitnesses who stated at least two people threw canisters, the shooter from the front and another thrown from the rear.

So, still some conflicting reports there.

41 posted on 07/20/2012 6:18:12 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: All

If anyone wants to listen in to local (Denver) radio here are some links:

630 KHOW
http://www.khow.com/main.html

710 KNUS
http://www.710knus.com/

850 KOA
http://www.850koa.com/main.html


42 posted on 07/20/2012 6:20:15 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: jimbo123

Keep your eyes on the Kenyan bastard during this distraction.

He may try slipping some Executive Orders under the radar in the next few hours.


43 posted on 07/20/2012 6:23:44 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: jimbo123

Thanks... that crossed my mind too..


44 posted on 07/20/2012 6:31:23 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: jimbo123

This is why you carry a gun when you go out on the mean streets - and FU#& what the law says - because - The Law didn’t protect these people - The city cops didn’t protect these people - The State cops didn’t protect these people - The FBI didn’t protect these people - that little racist weasle Eric Holder didn’t protect these people - and that Marxist clown in Washington didn’t protect these people.


45 posted on 07/20/2012 6:32:14 AM PDT by Ed Story
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To: 101stAirborneVet

If the shooter had the apartment in Aurora, Colorado, but the car had Tennessee tags, it could makes sense that one of his terrorist buddies might have road-tripped from Tenn (Murfreesboro?) to help with the attack.

Also, Aurora, CO is the home of the Zazi terrorist family:

Najibullah Zazi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Najibullah_Zazi


46 posted on 07/20/2012 6:33:37 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: wtd
More:
7:09pm: Moviegoer Hayden Miller says the assailant was wearing a gas mask and throwing tear gas.

He says the gunman did not want to let anybody out.

"We heard 10 to 20 shots... and then management came on the PA system and put the fire alarm on and said everyone had to get out.

"As soon as we heard the shots go off, we figured it must have been a louder part of the movie next to us.

"This is a potential terrorist attack - I am at a loss for words."


47 posted on 07/20/2012 6:33:52 AM PDT by wtd
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To: ScottinVA

Sounds to me like they`re setting the table for a very reluctant announcement of the shooter`s name, which will give away the ethnicity.

Bingo! My very first thought when they didn’t identify the shooter they arrested.


48 posted on 07/20/2012 6:35:38 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: Mom MD

Since we got a 46” tv and blue ray player, we don’t do theaters any more. It is actually a WORSE experience than at home and much more expensive.

Apparently it is also riskier.


49 posted on 07/20/2012 6:36:09 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: chainsaw

He was identified as Mohammad Alam, an Iranian immigrant; on another thread...


50 posted on 07/20/2012 6:37:13 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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