Aurora, Colorado: 12 Dead in Shooting Rampage at Midnight Showing of The Dark Knight Rises
By Gianluca Mezzofiore:
July 20, 2012 9:03 AM GMT
Twelve cinema-goers are reported to have been killed and 20 hurt at a cinema in the Colorado city of Aurora during a midnight showing of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises.
Local media also report that two gunmen went on the rampage. Further reports confirmed that a blast went off at the Century 16 cinema in Aurora, leaving several injured.
Shooting and explosions at cinema in Colorado. Many feared dead and injured
"The number of injured is unclear right now," Al Boe, journalist at BNO News, told IBTimes UK on Twitter. "An explosion definitely went off but early reports said shots were fired. Multiple injuries"
A second device may have been located in the parking lot of the theatre, according to police radio. Explosive K9's are on scene.
An Indian male is the main suspect according to police, who is searching the local mall.